Marie Callender Pie Crust Recipe

When it’s come to holidays, one type of pie should have on the table to satisfy your taste buds. Who does not love a homemade pie? Pie is the healthy comfort food item for our diet chart. In this article, I want to share Marie Callender pie crust recipe. 

Marie Callender’s is an American famous restaurant chain. Marie Callender is a woman who has been baking pies professionally since 40s. For what did Marie Callender become famous? This restaurant is famous for its different types of pie.

Homemade pie crust is much better than any typical store-bought frozen pie crust. There are many different ways to make a pie crust. Every baker has their secret trick for their pie crust recipe. Try to follow all the instructions for making a delicious homemade pie for your kids and family.

Marie Callender Pie Crust Recipe

Recipe by Lindsay G. Cabral
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Cuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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This inspired copycat Marie Callender pie crust recipe walks you through every step for the perfect pie.


  • 2 ½ cup of All-purpose flour

  • ¼ cup of granulated sugar

  • ½ tsp of sea salt

  • 5 tbsp of ice water

  • 226 gram of cold cubed unsalted butter

  • 2 tbsp normal water (use vodka instead of water; it is optional)

  • Tools
  • Food processor

  • Measuring cup

  • Rolling pin

  • Pastry mat or plastic mat

  • Plastic wrap

  • Pie pan

  • Oven

  • Cooking brush

  • Mixing bowl

how to make Marie Callender Pie Crust

  • Combine flour, sugar, and salt: Take the bowl of the food processor and add all dry ingredients. You should include 2 ½ cups of All-purpose flour, ¼ cup of granulated sugar, and ½ tsp of salt. Then whiz the processor bowl up and pulse it to mix everything. Sometimes you should shake the bowl of the food processor. Combine flour, sugar, and salt
  •  Cut the butter into small cubes: Take 226 grams of cold unsalted butter, and cut them into small cubes. Then add them to the mixer. Pulse the processor until you have pea-sized pieces. 
    Cut the butter into small cubes
  •  Add ice water: Add ¼ cup of ice water and continue pulsing until the mixture comes together. If you need, you can add some water. Water will keep you’re the moisture of your dough. 
    Add ice water
  • Transfer the dough mixer to a plastic mat: Transfer the dough mix to a pastry mat or plastic mat. Then knead the dough with your clean hand 2 to 3 times. Then flatten the dough into a disk, and cover those with plastic wrap. Allow your pie dough to chill for 30 to 40 minutes or overnight in the fridge. 
    Transfer the dough mixer to a plastic mat
  • Roll the dough: After 1 hour, remove the dough from the fridge and let it return to room temperature. Then remove the wrap from the dough. Now, sprinkle some flour on the surface that will allow your dough not to stick with the surface. Then sprinkle some flour on top of the dough and also rub your rolling pin with some flour. Then keep rolling until you get a round shape dough. 
    Roll the dough
  • Place the dough on the pie pan: Place the dough on the pie pan and set them with your hand. Take a trusty sheet of parchment paper and fold it and cut it in a round shape. Then place that paper on the middle of the pie crust plate. This will support your empty pie during baking. Then place an aluminum foil contraption full of dry beans. 
    Place the dough on the pie pan
  •  Bake the pie crust: Now, put the pie crust inside the freezer for a few minutes. After a few minutes, remove the pie crust from the freezer and bake them at 425F for 15 minutes. Bake the pie crust
  • Brush pie with egg wash: After baking, remove the pie crust from the oven and take out weights, foil, and paper. Then In a small bowl, beat the egg with a tbsp of cream. Then put the mix inside the fridge to set them perfect for use in the crust. After a few minutes, brush the pie crust with egg wash and dock the crust so steam can escape. 
    Brush pie with egg wash
  • Serve the Pie: Cover the edge with a sheet of foil folded in half to protect the edge from burning. Then bake it for another 15 minutes at 375F. After 15 minutes, please remove it from the oven and serve it with whatever filling you want. If you add the no-bake filling, you don’t need to bake them again. But if you add bake filling, you should bake the pie again after filling.Serve the Pie

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  • Don’t skimp on the chill time when your dough will rest and come together. 
  • When rolling out the dough, move it around frequently and add more flour to the work surface and top.
  • If you like less sweet, you can reduce the amount of sugar and skip the salt if you use salted butter.

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This easy-to-make Marie Callender pie crust recipe will become a go-to recipe for all your tarts and pies.

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