Thanksgiving Prep: Gluten Free Pie Crust

by | Holiday Inspiration, Sweets, Thanksgiving Inspiration, Thanksgiving Recipes

Prep is the key to a smooth Thanksgiving.  Save yourself some time and stress by making two batches of this gluten free pie crust this weekend.  The recipe will make two crusts and can be made gluten free with Cup4Cup or with traditional flour.  I just ordered some of this great all-purpose gluten free flour on Amazon Prime and it came the next day!

This recipe is so easy and made for a food processor.  It’s amazing the amount of use mine gets.  It’s on sale with free shipping at Williams-Sonoma today through using code ELECTRICS and would make a great gift.

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This recipe is so easy and made for a food processor.  It’s amazing the amount of use mine gets.  It’s on sale with free shipping at Williams-Sonoma today through using code ELECTRICS and would make a great gift.

Make ahead Gluten Free Pie Crust

lush-list-HR-113These crusts can be refrigerated for 4-6 weeks and frozen for up to 6 months, so if you are feeling really crazy make them for Christmas, too.  This crust is great wrapped around a brie topped with your favorite jam.  An appetizer in minutes!

When you are ready to use:
Remove from plastic wrap and roll out on to well floured pastry board.
Roll out in to a 10 inch circle.
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lush-list-HR-138Transfer to a parchment paper lines baking sheet for a Galette or pie plate and fill.  You can also make this Apple Galette a day ahead and reheat or serve room temperature.

Pie Crust
 
Ingredients
  • 2 c of Cup4Cup
  • 1 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 2 sticks very cold butter (diced right before use)
  • ¼ c and 2 tbs of ice water
  • **Note: If you use traditional flour, delete the 2 tbs of water.
Instructions
  1. Place the flour and salt in your food processor. Pulse it 3-4 times to mix.
  2. Take the butter from the refrigerator and quickly dice it.
  3. Place the butter cubes in the food processor and toss to coat with the flour mixture being careful with the sharp blades on the bottom.
  4. Pulse the mixture until the cubes are about pea sized.
  5. Add the ice cold water through the top of the food processor while it is running.
  6. Let the it mix until the dough begins to come together but is not yet one big ball.
  7. Turn it out on to a well floured pastry board or sheet.
  8. Separate into two sections and form into a disk.
  9. Wrap in plastic and refrigerate for 1 hour or overnight.
  10. When you are ready to use:
  11. Remove from plastic wrap and roll out on to well floured pastry board.
  12. Roll out in to a 10 inch circle.
  13. Transfer to a parchment paper lines baking sheet for a Galette or pie plate and fill.

Happy Prepping!

xo

Alicia

PS – Williams-Sonoma also has 50% off Roasters just in time for your Thanksgiving Turkey and all orders over $49 ship free with code SHIP4FREE.

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Photo credit: Mary Summers-Hafner

This recipe first appeared on The Lush List in November 2014.

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