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Pastry Crust (Pie Crust)

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“Easy food processor pie crust. I adapted from a Kitchenaid cookbook - theirs was good, but didn't make quite enough crust. This recipe makes enough for one double-crust pie, or two single-crust pies.”
READY IN:
15mins
SERVES:
16
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Add flour and salt to food processor work bowl fitted with multi-purpose blade. Pulse for 2 seconds to blend.
  2. Add shortening and butter. Pulse 3-4 times, about 2-3 seconds each time, until mixture is crumbly.
  3. Sprinkle 5 tablespoons ice-cold water over mixture and pulse 1-3 times, about 2-3 seconds each time, until mixture pulls away from sides of work bowl and starts to form a loose ball. If necessary you can add up to 1-2 more tablespoons of water a bit at a time, but don't let it get too wet.
  4. Remove from bowl and form into 2 balls.
  5. On a lightly floured surface, roll each ball into a circle.
  6. Use crusts as directed in your recipe, for one double-crust pie, or two single-crust pies.

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