No-Roll Pie Crust {Easy to Make!}

No-Roll Pie Crust {Easy to Make!}

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This No-Roll Pie Crust is a game changer during the holidays. Easy to make and done in as little as five minutes. Not only is this pie crust easy to make, but it’s also delicious. Perfect for the busy holiday season. 

no-roll pie crust

No-Roll Pie Crust

I love this pie crust recipe. It has made baking pies a breeze. It’s perfect for the holiday season and anytime you need to bake a pie in a hurry.

What I love about this recipe: 

  • I love how easy this pie crust is to make
  • It’s an unusual recipe – using milk
  • The texture is thick and flaky
  • No rolling makes this pie crust a huge time saver for busy nights and holidays

no-roll pie crust

FAQs

Make Ahead and Storage:

Can I Make this Pie Crust Ahead of Time?

Yes. Ultimately, this pie crust would be made at the same time you are preparing your pie to bake, but you can make this ahead of time. If you do make the pie crust before you need it, simply cover it and refrigerate it.

Warming up: Make sure you pull the pie crust out and let it warm up to room temperature before adding your filling and baking your pie.

Can I Freeze this Pie Crust?

Yes. You can simply roll up a prebaked pie crust and wrap it in wax paper or parchment paper to prevent sticking, then cover it in freezer wrap. Freeze for up to 3 months.

Freezing: Roll the pie crust in a ball, cover it with wax paper or parchment paper, then in freezer paper, and finally plastic wrap. You can freeze pie crust for a few months.

Thawing: Set pie crust out at room temperature to thaw

Do I have to make this crust directly in the pie pan?

No. You can make this crust in a bowl and roll it out just like a classic pie crust

Tips and Tricks:

Tips for rolling out a classic pie crust: 

Even though this recipe, does not need to be rolled out, you can use it to make a classic crust.

If you happen to need another crust for the top of your pie, then

  • just mix this recipe in a bowl
  • Transfer the pie crust between 2 pieces of wax paper to roll it out
  • Lift off the top piece of paper, and then pick up the bottom piece with the pie crust to transfer onto your pie filling
  • Flip it over and pull off the wax paper

If you are ready to make this Pie Crust, let’s make sure you have everything you’ll need: 

Ingredients

  • Flour – All-Purpose Flour is what was used for this particular recipe
  • Salt – Regular Table Salt is best. This is used to enhance the flavor of the pie crust
  • Sugar – Granulated Sugar is used to sweeten the crust
  • Oil – I’ve used both canola oil and vegetable oil
  • Milk – You’ll need milk with some fat content like 2% or whole milk

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How do you make a No-Roll Pie Crust?

  • Pour flour, salt, and sugar into your pie pan and whisk
  • Make a well in the middle of the flour mixture
  • Add oil and milk to the middle
  • Whisk the oil and milk together
  • Using a fork, pull the flour mixture into the wet ingredients mixing until all is mixed together and it forms a pie crust texture
  • Press the pie crust to the edges

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no-roll pie crust

No-Roll Pie Crust {Easy to Make!}


  • Author: Melissa
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x

Description

A no-roll pie crust that is perfect for busy days and the holidays


Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 1&1/2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp. of salt
  • 2 tsp. of granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup of canola or vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbsp. of 2% or whole milk

Instructions

 

  • Pour  the flour, salt, and sugar, right into the middle of your pie pan
  • Mix together with a fork – mix well
  • Make a well in the middle of the flour mixture by pushing everything to the edges – leaving an empty circle right in the center of the flour
  • Pour the oil, and milk right into the center of the well
  • Using your fork, mix the liquid first, and then mix in the dry ingredients until it forms a dough
  • Press the dough out to the edges of the pie pan
  • Bake according to your pie recipe

Notes

Can I Make this Pie Crust Ahead of Time?

Yes. Ultimately, this pie crust would be made at the same time you are preparing your pie to bake, but you can make this ahead of time. If you do make the pie crust before you need it, simply cover it and refrigerate it.

Warming up: Make sure you pull the pie crust out and let it warm up to room temperature before adding your filling and baking your pie.

Can I Freeze this Pie Crust?

Yes. You can simply roll up a prebaked pie crust and wrap it in wax paper or parchment paper to prevent sticking, then cover it in freezer wrap. Freeze for up to 3 months.

Freezing: Roll the pie crust in a ball, cover it with wax paper or parchment paper, then in freezer paper, and finally plastic wrap. You can freeze pie crust for a few months.

Thawing: Set pie crust out at room temperature to thaw

Do I have to make this crust directly in the pie pan?

No. You can make this crust in a bowl and roll it out just like a classic pie crust

Tips and Tricks:

Tips for rolling out a classic pie crust: 

Even though this recipe, does not need to be rolled out, you can use it to make a classic crust.

If you happen to need another crust for the top of your pie, then

  • just mix this recipe in a bowl
  • Transfer the pie crust between 2 pieces of wax paper to roll it out
  • Lift off the top piece of paper, and then pick up the bottom piece with the pie crust to transfer onto your pie filling
  • Flip it over and pull off the wax paper
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes

 

 

 

 

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