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Easy No-Roll Pie Pastry

Beginning pie bakers can expect success with this simple pat-in crust. Made with oil, it has a wonderful texture and homemade goodness that’s sure to impress.—Cindy Curtis, Southington, Connecticut
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    1 pie crust (9 inches)


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup cold 2% milk


  • In a small bowl, combine the flour, sugar and salt; stir in oil and milk. Set aside 1/3 cup for topping. Press remaining mixture onto the bottom and up the sides of a greased 9-in. pie plate. Add filling. Sprinkle with reserved crumb mixture.
  • Bake at 375° for 60-70 minutes or until crust is golden and filling is bubbly. Cool on a wire rack.

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  • Nancy
    Feb 9, 2019

    Finally, an easy, delicious, never fail pie crust. I had just about given up on making pie crust. Now I'm good to go whenever the desire to make pie hits. Can't thank you enough.

  • TheDix
    Nov 22, 2012

    Very light pastry. Love it! As one who hates rolling out pie crust this recipe is perfect for me. No hassle at all.