Gather all ingredients to make pie crust. Make sure whatever fat you're using (butter, shortening, etc.) is cold. You can even place it in the freezer for 10 to 15 minutes before starting your crust.
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Cut butter into flour using a pastry cutter. Add enough water to form a soft, malleable ball.
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Roll pastry, starting at the center moving toward the edges, into a 12-inch-diameter circle. Fold pastry into quarters.
Unfold pastry into a 9-inch pie pan. Ease pastry into pan without pulling or stretching.
Transfer fruit filling into pastry-lined pie pan. Fold top pastry in half; gently place over filling, covering half of the filling. Unfold pastry to cover other half of filling.
Trim pastry to 1/2-inch beyond edge of pie plate. Fold top pastry under bottom pastry and crimp as desired.