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Homemade Pie Crust Recipe

This easy all-butter homemade pie crust recipe will become your FAVORITE pie dough ever! With a simple step by step tutorial to make a lattice pie too!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword pie crust recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
refrigeration time 1 hour
Servings 8
Calories 417kcal
Author Dina from SimplyHomeCooked.com



  • In a food processor add 2 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour, 2 tablespoons granulated sugar, 1/2 tsp of salt, and 1 1/4 cup of cold unsalted butter. Pulse on high speed until butter becomes the size of a pea.
  • Place the dough ingredients into a large bowl and pour 1/2 cup of buttermilk in. Then mix it all together.
  • Form the don’t into a bowl and divide it into two separate pieces. Then shape each piece of pie dough into a disk and tightly cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for about 30 minutes to 1 hour before rolling it out.
  • For the bottom of the pie, you’ll want to roll out the first piece of dough onto a floured surface using a rolling pin. Roll it out to about 13-14 inches. Then place it into your pie pan.
  • To make the lattice pie top, roll the second piece of dough out to 13 inches in diameter and slice out 12 (3/4 inch) strips using a pastry wheel.
  • Place 6 strips evenly spaced on top of the filled pie dish. Then pull back the odd numbers (1,3,5) now lay 1 strip of Dough across. Place the odd strips back. Now peel back the even numbers (2,4,6) and Place another strip of dough across. Continue doing this with the odd and even numbers until all remaining strips of dough are put on.
  • Now brush the pie with egg wash and bake at 370°F for about 50 minutes.


Calories: 417kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 78mg | Sodium: 166mg | Potassium: 71mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 911IU | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 2mg