Whole Wheat Pie Crust

by Steph

A while ago I had some friends over for dinner and we were talking about pie, I don’t know why…all my conversations end up being about food.  I had to admit I had never made a pie. I love desserts, make them all the time. And I love cooking, I don’t know how it had happened that I never made a pie crust.  Weird…any who…I thought I would try making a homemade whole wheat pie crust.  It was a lot easier then I thought it would be.  I wrote down the recipe but for the life of me can’t remember where I got it from.  But its fairly simple.  I did it by hand, next time I will use a food processor to combine the dough.


  • 1 1/4 cup whole wheat pastry flour (I use bob’s red mill)
  • 1/3 cup cold butter
  • 1/4 cup sea salt
  • about 4 tbs of water


  • food processor or bowl
  • rolling pin


In a bowl or food processor, mix the flour and salt.

Cut in the butter either by hand or by food processor

Add water 1 TBS at a time until the dough starts to come together. If you are using the food processor, process until the dough forms a ball. If by hand need the dough until it forms a ball. But don’t overwork the dough.


Roll into you desired shape, round or rectangular.  I made rectangular because I made a large pot pie in a casserole dish :-)


And done, easy enough. I won’t be buying store bought pie crusts anymore.


Nutritional Information

Makes 1 pie crust.

9 servings = 3 points+ per serving

8 servings = 4 points per+ serving

CALORIES 121; FAT 7.1g; SAT. FAT 4.3g;  CHOLEST. 18.1mg; CARB. 12.8g; FIBER 2.2g; SUGAR 0g; PROTEIN 1.7g

(Calculated through loseit.com, some data may not be accurate)







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