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Homemade Sweet Dough for Pies

Homemade Sweet Dough for Pies Homemade Sweet Dough for Pies

A basic pie crust recipe for sweet pies.













Trans-fat Free, Low Sodium


2 cups all-purpose flour
, bleached
cup sugar
½ teaspoon baking powder
¼ teaspoon salt
8 tablespoons butter
cold, cut into 8 pieces
2 large eggs


In a food processor, combine flour, sugar, salt and baking powder in bowl fitted with metal blade.

Pulse 3 times at 1-second intervals to mix.

Add butter to work bowl and pulse about 15 times until mixture is fine and powdery and resembles coarse ground cornmeal and no large pieces remain.

Add the eggs and pulse ten times or so, until the dough forms a ball.

Scatter a teaspoon of flour on the work surface and scrape the dough out onto it.

Press and knead the dough quickly 3 or 4 times, until it is smooth and uniform.

Press the dough into 2 equal disks.

Sandwich the disks of dough between two pieces of plastic wrap and press into a 6-inch circle.

Refrigerate the dough until firm, or until you are ready to use it, at least 1 hour.

Makes enough for two pie shells or one double-crust pie shell.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 44g (1.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 17644% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 13%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 115mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Sugars g
Protein 7g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 6%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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