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🥧 Easy and Foolproof Gluten-Free Pie Crust Recipe

Indulge in our easy-to-follow recipe for a foolproof gluten-free pie crust. Perfect for those with gluten sensitivities, this recipe is also dairy-free and vegan-friendly.

Easy and Foolproof Gluten-Free Pie Crust

You will need:

  • gluten-free flour1 1/4 cups gluten-free flour
  • xanthan gum1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • salt1/2 teaspoon salt
  • unsalted butter6 tablespoons cold unsalted butter
  • egg1 large egg
  • apple cider vinegar2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar


  1. Start by combining the gluten-free flour, xanthan gum, and salt in a large bowl.
  2. Cut the cold butter into small pieces and add it to the flour mixture.
  3. Use your fingers to mix the butter into the flour until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  4. In a separate bowl, beat the egg with the apple cider vinegar.
  5. Gradually add the egg mixture to the flour mixture, stirring until the dough comes together.
  6. Gather the dough into a ball, wrap it in plastic wrap, and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before rolling out.


If the dough is too dry, add a little cold water. If it's too sticky, add a bit more flour. Remember, gluten-free dough can be a bit trickier to handle than regular dough, so be patient and gentle with it.

Discover the joy of baking with our foolproof gluten-free pie crust recipe. This recipe is perfect for those who crave a delicious pie but need to avoid gluten. Whether you're making a savory quiche or a sweet apple pie, this crust is your go-to base.

What sets our recipe apart is the use of gluten-free flour and xanthan gum. These ingredients ensure that your crust is just as flaky and delicious as traditional pie crusts. With the addition of cold unsalted butter, you'll achieve that irresistible buttery flavor we all love in a pie crust.

Now, you might be wondering, "What can I fill this crust with?" The answer is simple: anything you want! From a decadent gluten-free pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving to a refreshing gluten-free fruit tart for a sunny afternoon, the possibilities are endless.

For those who are new to gluten-free baking, it's important to remember that the dough can be a bit tricky to handle. But don't worry, with a little patience and practice, you'll be a pro in no time. And remember, if the dough is too dry, add a little cold water. If it's too sticky, add a bit more flour.

Interested in exploring more gluten-free desserts? Check out our top 5 gluten-free desserts that are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. Or, if you're looking for a quick and easy dessert, our quick recipes for busy days are perfect for you.

So, what are you waiting for? Grab your apron, gather your ingredients, and let's start baking!