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homemade double pie crust recipe

Homemade Double Pie Crust Recipe by The Pie Lady

Homemade Pie Crusts are like a dime a dozen, but this easy Homemade Double Pie Crust Recipe is the family and town favorite. It's a flaky double pie crust recipe with Crisco.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
0 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 8 people


  • Mixing bowl (I use my Kitchen Aid Mixer)
  • Mixing spoon (or dough hook if using stand up mixer)
  • Measuring Cups
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Rolling Pin
  • Plastic Wrap
  • 9 in. Pie Plate


  • 2 cups Flour
  • 1 cup Butter Flavored Crisco
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 cup Cold Water


  • Mix all ingredients together (in order).
  • (optional: place in refrigerator to firm dough up to make it easier to roll out)
  • Roll out dough (between plastic wrap) to about a 10 to 12 in diameter.
  • Remove top layer of plastic wrap.
  • Flip dough into pie plate, using the bottom layer plastic wrap (now top layer) to mold the dough into the plate.
  • (For a fresh fruit pie — Bake for 15 minutes in a 400 degree oven)
Keyword Double Pie Crust Recipe, Easy Pie Crust Recipe, Flaky Pie Crust Recipe, Homemade Pie Crust Recipe