Grandma’s Best Ever Pie Crust

Grandma's Pie Crust Recipe | Drager Farms, Marietta PA

The perfect flaky pie crust, just as rich and delicious as grandma used to make!

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Grandma's Best Ever Pie Crust
Makes 2 pie crusts (enough dough for 1 double-crust pie, 1 lattice-topped pie, or 2 single-crust pies)
Course Dessert
Servings
crusts
Ingredients
Course Dessert
Servings
crusts
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Blend flour, sugar, and salt in a food processor.
  2. Add butter and lard; using on/off turns, blend until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  3. Transfer mixture to medium bowl. Add 5 tablespoons ice water and mix with fork until dough begins to clump together, adding more water by teaspoonfuls if dry.
  4. Gather dough together. Divide dough in half; flatten each half into disk. Wrap each disk in plastic and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
Recipe Notes

DO AHEAD Can be made 3 days ahead. Keep refrigerated. If necessary, soften slightly at room temperature before rolling out.