Rose's Favorite Flaky Pie Crust Recipe

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  • 8 tablespoons frozen unsalted butter, 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1-1/3 cups flour - if using wondra there's no need to sift. If using bleached all purpose it needs to be sifted into the cup and leveled off without taping the cup and packing in more flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking powder, preferably Rumford
  • 1-3 ounch package of cream chesse, cut into 4 pieces and chilled
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 2 teaspoons cider vinegar


  1. Food Processor Method:
  2. Process flour, salt, and baking powder to blend.
  3. Add cream cheese and process until coarse.
  4. Add butter cubes and pulse until peanut size.
  5. Add cream and vinegar and pulse until butter is the size of small peas.
  6. Scrape dough onto a lightly floured work surface. Use latex gloves or cover hands with plastic bags and press dough until it holds together in one smooth flat disc.
  7. Wrap, and refrigerate 45 minutes before rolling.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Recipe %DV
Recipe Size 321g
Calories 1527  
Calories from Fat 921 60%
Total Fat 104.87g 131%
Saturated Fat 65.53g 262%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 285mg 95%
Sodium 474mg 20%
Potassium 235mg 7%
Total Carbs 128.18g 34%
Dietary Fiber 4.5g 15%
Sugars 0.59g 0%
Protein 18.8g 30%
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  • Kim Drake
    Oh my word!! Loved the crust. I don't have a food processor so I mixed it all by hand with a wooden spoon and the butter was soft not frozen. I used it for mixed apple pie and it was sooooo good.
    I've cooked/tasted this recipe!
    This is a variation


    • Sharron Smith
      September 10, 2011
      I will make this wonderful soup. Thanks for all the tips.
      • Sharron Smith
        September 10, 2011
        what fun and looks so easy. what is the recipe for the white chocolate dough?
        • Sharron Smith
          September 10, 2011
          This was a very infomative video. I will try the recipe soon.

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