Rich Pie Dough For Savory Pies & Tarts

Preparation info

  • Makes dough for the crust of a

    10- or 11 inch

    single-crust pie
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Modern Baker

The Modern Baker

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2008

  • About

This is as good and as delicate as it is easy to prepare. It’s fine for a pie or tart and may also be used for a double-crust pie. Any dough that has a high butter content benefits from low temperatures: have all the ingredients cold when you begin to mix; refrigerate the dough after mixing; and refrigerate the dough again after it has been rolled out and fitted into the pan. The cool temperature makes the dough easier to handle because the butter isn’t melting, and the resting period helps