Sweet Pie Dough (Pate Sucrée)

Makes 1 pie crust or tart shell large or 8 tartlets
1½ cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons sugar
½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, chilled and cut into cubes
1 egg yolk
1 to 2 tablespoons ice water
In a medium bowl, combine flour and sugar. Next, cut in butter with a pastry blender or two forks until mixture resembles coarse [...]

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