Basic Piecrust

Basic Piecrust
Yields 1
A basic piecrust for use with sweet and savory pies.
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  1. 2 cups all-purpose flour
  2. 2 tablespoons sugar
  3. 1 teaspoon salt
  4. ¾ cup cold unsalted butter, 
  5. 1 large egg
  6. 2 tablespoons cold water
  1. In a large bowl, sift together flour, sugar, and salt.
  2. In the work bowl of a food processor, add flour mixture and butter; process until flour resembles course crumbs, about 45 seconds.
  3. Add egg and 2 tablespoons water; process until dough forms a ball. Shape into a disk, wrap in plastic wrap, and refrigerate 30 minutes or up to overnight. Remove from refrigerator 15 minutes before rolling.
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