Butter Flaky Pie Crust
Yield: 1 single crust pie
- 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- ½ cup butter chilled and diced
- ¼ cup ice water
- In a large bowl, combine flour and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in water, a tablespoon at a time, until mixture forms a ball. Wrap in plastic and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.
- Roll dough out to fit a 9 inch pie plate. Place crust in pie plate. Press the dough evenly into the bottom and sides of the pie plate.