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Are you ready to make the best tasting pie crust in the world? Well then, let's get started! Note: This recipe makes enough crust for two pecan pies. If this is your first time making a pecan pie, I recommend making this much because it allows you to be more liberal with the pie dough; this way you don't end up pasting the scraps back on for an edge or rolling the dough out too thin.

Ingredients for Pecna Pie Crust

Ingredients for Pecan Pie Crust

Pie Crust Ingredients

This recipe calls for:

2 Cups All-Purpose Flour

I Teaspoon Salt

1 Tablespoon Sugar

6 Tablespoons Butter (not unsalted)

6 Tablespoons Shortening

6 to 8 Tablespoons Ice Water 

Utensils for Crust

Equipment for Crust

Pie Crust Equipment

For this recipe you will need:

Mixing Bowl

Rolling Pin


Measuring Spoons

Measuring Cups

Dough Blender

Cutting Board

9 Inch Pie Pan

Mixing Pecan Pie Crust

Mixing Pie Crust

Step 1: Mix the Pie Crust Ingredients

Warm the butter in the microwave until it is soft but not melted.

Mix in a large bowl:

2 Cups All-Purpose Flour

I Teaspoon Salt

1 Tablespoon Sugar

Then mix in:

6 Tablespoons Butter

6 Tablespoons Shortening

6 to 8 Tablespoons Ice Water

Pecan Pie Crust

Pie Crust Dough

This is what your pie dough should look like once you are finished mixing.

Wrap Pecna Pie Dough

Wrap Pie Dough

Step 2: Chill the Pie Dough

Wrap your pie crust in plastic wrap; then, place it in the refrigerator for at least 20 minutes or as long as it takes you to make the pie filling. 

You Are Now Ready To Make The Pecan Pie Filling


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