I’m shaking things up for my last day of Pie Week. Rather than share another pie, I’ve got a fun idea for what to do with those leftover pie dough scraps. Plus, there’s a list of 25 dynamite pies from around the web worthy of your Thanksgiving table.
I’m not sure who first shared the idea for pie crust “cookies” with me. Maybe it was my Mom, maybe it was someone else. Whoever it was, thank you. These little treats are brilliant. You take the leftover scraps of pie dough after you’re finished building your pie, cut into shapes, brush with egg wash, sprinkle with sugar, and bake until golden.
Consider these little cookies a snack while you wait for your pie to cool. A warm-up for the real thing.
They’re crisp, buttery, and completely addictive. So don’t be surprised if they disappear immediately.
- Pie crust scraps
- 1 large egg
- 1 tablespoon water
- Sugar or cinnamon-sugar, for sprinkling
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees and line a sheet pan with parchment paper.
- Gather the leftover pie scraps into a ball. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough to about ¼ inch thick. Cut out into desired shapes and place on prepared sheet pan.
- Whisk together the egg and water. Brush on top of the cut out dough and sprinkle with sugar or cinnamon-sugar.
- Bake until golden brown, about 10-12 minutes. Store in an airtight container for up to several days.
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Chocolate Cream Pie from Bakaholic Mama
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Chocolate Pecan Pie from Handle the Heat
Caramel Spiked Pumpkin Pie from Annie’s Eats
Bourbon Banana Cream Pie from Completely Delicious
Fudge Brownie Creme Brulee Pie from Half Baked Harvest
Caramel Apple Pumpkin Pie from Zoe Bakes
Chocolate Pumpkin Tart with Gingersnap Crust from Completely Delicious
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Salted Caramel Apple Pie from Sally’s Baking Addiction
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No Bake Chocolate Kahlua Pie with Pecans from Eat Live Run
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Cranberry Blueberry Pie from Completely Delicious
Pumpkin Pie with Toasted Pecan Praline Topping from She Wears Many Hats
Dutch Apple Pie with White Chocolate Butter Sauce from Sweet Basil
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