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How to Make a Lattice Pie Crust


Learn how to make a lattice pie crust design!

If you’re making a top crust for your pie, making a lattice top is quick and easy. This short video will show you the process—plus, find a great dough recipe.

Need a dough recipe? Check out our All-Purpose Pie Dough recipe is courtesy of The Old Farmer’s Almanac Comfort Food cookbook.

And remember to double your pie dough recipe if it’s not a recipe for double crust (both a bottom and top crust).

See how to make the bottom crust here.

Practice your new skill on one of our favorite pie recipes! Click here for our 10 Best Pie Recipes.

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Agnes Conway (not verified)

4 years 4 months ago

My mother always used lard for pie crust, she died when I was 8 but I always watched her. Then at 16 I had to live with Aunt Eliza (my brothers had to go to WWII) and she always used lard. So I, at 93, still use lard. It makes the best flaky crust, even if you get a little too much. I keep a flour/lard mix in the fridge so I only have to use enough for my one pie..