Butter Pie Crust

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Butter Pie Crust
 
Butter Pie Crust is a recipe for dough that can be made up to two days ahead of time.
Ingredients
  • 1¼ cups all purpose flour
  • ½ tablespoon sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup (1 stick) chilled unsalted butter cut into ½-inch cubes
  • 3 tablespoons (or more) ice water
Instructions
  1. Blend flour, sugar, and salt in processor.
  2. Add butter and cut in, using on/off turns, until coarse meal forms.
  3. Add 3 tablespoons water.
  4. Using on/off turns, blend just until moist clumps form, adding more water by ½ tablespoonfuls if dough is dry.
  5. Gather dough into ball: flatten into disk.
  6. Wrap in plastic; refrigerate 1 hour.
  7. Can be made 2 days ahead. Keep chilled. Soften slightly at room temperature before rolling.

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