Pie Crust (Gluten-Free Recipe)
Gluten-Free Pie Crust Recipe

Pie Crust (Gluten-Free Recipe)

Gluten free pie crust that lets you update your favorite pie recipe.

20 min
1 hr 35 min


1 1/4 cups Gluten-Free Flour Blend (see below)

1 tablespoon sugar

1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 cup cold Land O Lakes® Butter cut into chunks

1/4 cup cold shortening

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

3 tablespoons cold water

1/4 teaspoon apple cider vinegar

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine flour blend, sugar, xanthan gum and salt in bowl. Cut in butter and shortening with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine egg, cold water and apple cider vinegar in another bowl; beat with fork until mixed. Add egg mixture to flour blend mixture; stir just until moistened. Shape pastry into a ball; flatten slightly. Wrap in plastic food wrap; refrigerate at least 1 hour or until chilled.

  3. STEP 3

    Remove from refrigerator; let stand 15 minutes at room temperature. Unwrap pastry; place onto parchment paper lightly floured with gluten-free flour blend. Lightly flour pastry with gluten-free flour blend; top with another sheet of parchment paper. Roll out pastry into 12-inch circle. Transfer pastry to ungreased 9-inch pie pan, pressing firmly against bottom and sides and sealing any cracks as necessary. Crimp or flute edge. Fill and bake as directed in pie recipe.

Tip #1

Gluten-Free Flour Blend: Combine 2 cups rice flour, 2/3 cup potato starch, 1/3 cup tapioca flour and 1 teaspoon xanthan gum. Use appropriate amount for recipe; store remainder in container with tight-fitting lid. Stir before using.

Tip #2

This recipe was developed using alternative flours and products labeled as “gluten-free.” The best source for additional information is the ingredient listing on product packaging. Learn about gluten-free baking.


13Fat (mg)
40Cholesterol (mg)
135Sodium (mg)
22Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
2Protein (g)


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1 of 70 reviewers would make it again

  November 19, 2017

This is the best GF pie crust ever! I make it every year around the holidays and everyone comments about how they like it better than the regular crusts. It was my life-saver when I was diagnosed with celiacs 🙏🏻

— says Hilary
ChallengingA breeze
Probably NotAbsolutely!
  October 02, 2016

Amazing recipe. The texture is excellent and the flavor is delectable. Plus you can't even tell it is gluten free.

— says Karla
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