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Perfect Pie Crust

Try your hand at making your own pie crusts this holiday season, with this easy-to-follow picture tutorial on how to make the perfect pie crust. You'll be rolling out pie crusts like a pro before too long!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 pie crust


  • 1-1/4 cups white whole wheat flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 6-8 tablespoons ice water


  • Combine flour, baking soda, salt, and sugar in a large bowl. Add oil and egg yolk, tossing mixture with a fork until crumbs form. Pour ice water over crumbs, stirring until a ball of dough forms. Refrigerate dough in plastic wrap until ready to use.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll dough out into a 9-in circle, trimming edges as necessary. Roll up circle of dough on rolling pin. Carefully transfer crust rolled up on the rolling pin to a 9-in pie plate. Unroll dough from rolling pin and fit into pie plate, trimming edges as necessary.
  • Add decorative edging to crust if desired, then proceed with pie recipe.


You can store your pie crust dough in the refrigerator up to 2 days.