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Sometimes my dough is too crumbly and is hard to roll out
Recipes & Food / 8:24 PM - Wednesday December 09, 2009

Sometimes my dough is too crumbly and is hard to roll out

- Asked by cookiegranny, A New Mom, Female, 46-55

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It doesn't have enough moisture in it.

Increase the fat (oil, shortening, butter, whatever) slightly. Make sure you're not picking up too much flour when you re-roll then next section.

- Response by buffalothighs88, Female, 56-65, Other Profession

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What kind of dough? There are different answers for different doughs.

Pie Dough...add more ice cold water.

Cookie Dough...More FAT! I would suggest a new recipe for that, because you can't tweak a cookie dough like you can a pie dough.

Bread dough? More water.

- Response by greenolive, Female, 29-35, Hospitality

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Add a little more liquid. Small amounts at a time.

- Response by barbb, Female, Who Cares?, Other Profession

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You need to make sure that your dough is semi-moist, and pliable enough before you roll it out. Also put alittle flour on your working surface (cutting board and/or granite surface. Take your dough and knead it alittle not too much, that is what is making it crumbly. U should get better results next time.

- Response by javajive5, The Cook, Female, 56-65

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