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Food Processor Pie Pastry


Food processor pie pastry recipe.


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup cold shortening
  • 1/4 cup ice cold water


Add flour and salt to food processor bowl with knife blade in place. Top with cover; process, pulsing 4 times or until combined. Add shortening to flour mixture. Process, pulsing 5 or 6 times or just mixture resembles coarse meal. With processor running, slowly add the ice cold water until dough just begins to form a ball and leaves sides of bowl. As soon as you see the dough ball leaving the sides
Cover and chill pastry dough for 30 minutes. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough to 1/8-inch thickness and. Place in a 9-inch pieplate; trim off excess pastry along edges. Fold edges under and flute around the edge. For a baked pastry shell, prick bottom and sides of pastry generously with a fork; bake at 425° for 10 to 12 minutes.
Or, follow instructions for a pie recipe using a 9-inch unbaked pie shell.

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