Gluten-Free Pie Crust

Here is our lumber-to gluten-free pie crust; it crisps up beautifully and tastes implausible. We also exhaust this recipe for hand pies and tarts, and we even roll leftovers into dinky snake shapes, toss them in cinnamon sugar and bake them into dinky golden cookies. Earlier than you launch, make certain all of your formulation are refrigerated (or, in the case of the cream cheese and butter, frozen) to make certain the crust holds its form and turns flaky as soon as baked.


  • 6 oz. bar cream cheese
  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter
  • 3/4 teaspoon psyllium husk powder
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons complete flax seeds
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons complete chia seeds
  • 3/4 teaspoon dazzling sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 1/4 cups rice-basically based gluten-free all-motive flour*
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 3 to 5 tablespoons ice water


  1. Nick the cream cheese and butter into 1/2-crawl items, region in a bowl, and freeze for 15 minutes. Spend a espresso or spice grinder or mortar and pestle to grind the psyllium, flax and chia seeds to a dazzling powder. Switch to the bowl of a meals processor alongside with the salt, baking powder, and flour. Pulse about a instances to mix.
  2. Add the butter and cream cheese and pulse till the texture of the crumbs resembles sand, about 20 seconds. Whereas pulsing the meals processor, add vinegar and then 3 tablespoons ice water. Squeeze a dinky quantity of dough between your fingers; if it is a long way incredibly crumbly, add extra ice water, 1 tablespoon at a time (2 tablespoons maximum). Attain not over route of.
  3. Flip the dough out onto a share of plastic wrap, and rating into a ball alongside with your hands. Knead the dough about a instances to salvage a uniform texture. Divide the dough in half and make every share into a flat disk about 1 crawl thick. Wrap every half tightly in plastic and refrigerate till dough is chilled and stiff, not decrease than 30 minutes (or as a lot as in a single day). Roll, bear, and bake as desired.
  4. DO AHEAD: Dough would possibly well well also be frozen for as a lot as a pair months; thaw in fridge earlier than the exhaust of.

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