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This savory crust is perfect as the base for tasty appetizers, plus it comes together in just 10 minutes. Slideshow:  How to Make Pie Crust 

Justin Chapple
Justin Chapple
November 2013

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Recipe Summary

active:
10 mins
total:
1 hr 10 mins
Yield:
One 11-by-15-inch crust
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a food processor, pulse the flour with 1 teaspoon of salt and 1/4 teaspoon of pepper. Add the butter and pulse until the mixture resembles coarse meal, with some pea-size pieces of butter still visible. Sprinkle the ice water over the mixture and pulse until the dough just starts to come together; you should still see small pieces of butter. Scrape the dough out onto a work surface, gather up any crumbs and pat the dough into an 8-inch square. Wrap in plastic and refrigerate until well-chilled, about 1 hour or for up to 2 days.

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