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Perfect Keto Pie Crust (Sweet or Savory)

The holiday season is upon us and nothing pairs better with the holidays than the perfect keto pie crust and pie!

Whether you prefer savory or sweet pie, this easy keto pie crust is perfect for both! Choose your favorite or make them both to satisfy everyone’s taste buds. 

Plus, while this is perfect for the holidays it can be used any time of year; kid’s school bake sale, birthday cake substitute, or as a guilt-free dessert anytime you want!

BONUS: This recipe is only the crust so you can mix and match with any of your family’s favorite pie fillings or one of our other pie recipes like Amazing Keto Pumpkin Pie, Keto Taco Pie, or Keto Pecan Pie

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The Best Keto Pie Crust Recipe

It’s flaky, it’s easy to make, and it’s Keto friendly!

If you love pie, then you know how important the perfect flaky keto pie crust is. Whip it up easily, roll it out, and make a large pie, make a bunch of mini pies, make tarts; the possibilities are endless.

How to Make Keto Pie Crust 

Preheat. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Dry Ingredients. Add your dry ingredients to your food processor and pulse until well combined.

Keto Pie Crust dry ingredients

Dairy. Add the butter and cream cheese, then pulse again until crumbly.

Keto Pie Crust add egg

Everything Else. Add the remaining ingredients and pulse just until a dough ball forms.

Keto Pie Crust food processor

Chill. Remove the dough from the food processor, ball it up in plastic wrap, and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

Roll. Once ready, roll the dough between two pieces of parchment paper to fit the size of your pie pan.

Keto Pie Crust rolled out

Ventilation. Poke holes in the crust, using a fork, then bake at 400 degrees F for 10 minutes.

Cool. Remove the Crust and let it cool for at least 10 minutes.

Keto Pie Crust baked

Adjust. Adjust the oven temperature accordingly for the pie filling to bake the complete pie once the crust is done.

Ingredients to make Keto Pie Crust  

*The sweet vs savory recipes vary slightly but the baking directions are the same.

Keto Sweet Pie Crust:

Keto Savory Pie Crust:

  • 1 1/4 cups almond flour 
  • 2 tbsp coconut flour
  • 1/2 tsp xanthan gum
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp butter, cold and cubed
  • 2 oz cream cheese
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp additional savory seasonings (optional, but I love adding Garlic Powder and Onion Powder)

Looking for the perfect food processor? Here’s a link to the one I use!

Tips for Rolling out Keto Pie Crust

Rolling out pie crust is an important step in the pie-making process. To ensure you do it correctly and don’t break the crust, I have listed out some important tips to make this process as smooth as a pie crust 😉 for you!

  • Sandwich dough between parchment paper
  • Lightly spray the parchment paper with coconut oil or avocado oil
  • Spot cracks early 
  • Work quickly while it’s still chilled 

How to Store Keto Pie Crust

You can store the uncooked pie crust dough in the refrigerator for up to 1-3 days.

Can you freeze keto pie crust?

Uncooked pie crust dough can be frozen for 3-6 months. Ensure you use a quality freezer bag, sealed completely. 

What is Xanthan Gum? 

Xanthan Gum is a common keto ingredient but may make you hesitate at the name. It’s a sugar-like compound made of sugars fermented with certain bacteria (No less natural than yeast or vinegar). A common thickener and stabilizer contained in many sauces, salad dressings, baked goods, medicines, and more. It has no taste and is often used as a gluten replacement.

What are Savory Seasonings?

Savory seasonings are spices that are pleasant, slightly salty, and/or spicy but not particularly sweet. Some examples include parsley, sage, rosemary, thyme, marjoram, and oregano. You can also do a blend of multiple. For this recipe, feel free to use your favorite or branch out and mix a few.

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Perfect Keto Pie Crust (Sweet or Savory)

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Whether you prefer savory or sweet pie, this easy keto pie crust is perfect for both! Choose your favorite or make them both to satisfy everyone's taste buds. 

Ingredients

Base Keto Pie Crust Recipe:

Instructions

    1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F
    2. Add your dry ingredients to your food processor and pulse until well combined
    3. Add the butter and cream cheese, then pulse again until crumbly.
    4. Add the remaining ingredients and pulse just until a dough ball forms.
    5. Remove the dough from the food processor, ball it up in plastic wrap, and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
    6. Once ready, roll the dough between two pieces of parchment paper to fit the size of your pie pan.
    7. Poke holes in the crust, using a fork, then bake at 400 degrees F for 10 minutes.
    8. Remove the Crust and allow to cool for at least 10 minutes
    9. Adjust the oven temperature accordingly for the pie filling to bake the complete pie once the crust is done.

    Notes

    1. Add 1 squirt of Liquid Stevia Drops for Sweet Crust
    2. Add 1 teaspoon of savory seasons for Savory Crust
    Nutrition Information:
    Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
    Amount Per Serving: Calories: 183Total Fat: 16gCarbohydrates: 6gNet Carbohydrates: 4gFiber: 2gProtein: 5g

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