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Blue RingsIntroductionDiscover the art of making a homemade buttery flaky pie crust that elevates any pie to perfection. Follow this simple recipe for a crust that's tender, flavor

Blue RingsIngredientsFor this pie crust recipe, gather all-purpose flour, salt, unsalted butter, ice water, and a touch of sugar (optional).Burst

Blue RingsMixing the BatterIn a large mixing bowl, combine the flour and salt. Cut the cold butter into small cubes and add it to the flour mixture. Use a pastry cutter or fork to

Blue RingsForming the CrustDivide the dough into two equal portions and shape each into a disk. Wrap them in plastic wrap and chill in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes befo

Blue RingsRolling Out the DoughOn a lightly floured surface, roll out one disk of dough into a circle large enough to fit your pie dish. Carefully transfer the rolled-out dough to

Blue RingsPre-bakingFor recipes requiring a pre-baked crust, preheat your oven, line the pie crust with parchment paper or aluminum foil, and fill it with pie weights or dried bean

Blue RingsFilling and BakingOnce pre-baked or filled with your desired filling, follow the baking instructions for your specific pie recipe.Burst