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Slab Pies

Have you already tried to make a slab pie? This may not be a very nice name for what is simply a large pie made on a cookie sheet (the large kind with a lip, called a jelly-roll pan). It can also be baked in a casserole dish. There’s no science to making this type of …

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Pies in a Jar

Mini pies are very popular, but did hear about pies in a jar? There’s nothing difficult about them, it’s like making a classic pie. Keep in mind, any recipe can be made into any shape. You can obtain these pretty little canning jars in variety stores, hardware stores, and even drug stores. …

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Mini pies

You may have to shop around a little to find these small 5- to 6-inch tins, but they’re out there, for sure. You can also buy them online. The point of mini pies is that small is beautiful. It’s adorable. It’s irresistible. If you have a pie stand, these ones sell out …

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Freeform Pies

Pie should look homemade. Have you already tried to make a freeform pie? You can make a pie in almost any kind of ovenproof dish. Then again, you don’t even need a dish. You can simply use the dough as a container for the filling, folding the excess edge in on top of …

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Butterscotch Pie

You can never go wrong with butter and brown sugar. The creamy texture and caramel taste make everything seem right in the world. This may be the reason why butterscotch pie is so popular among pie-makers and at various pie fairs. CRUST Blind-Baked Crust FILLING Ingredients: 11⁄2 cups brown sugar, firmly …

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Crimping the Pie Crust

Crimping the Pie Crus

There’s a practical purpose about rolling the top and bottom crusts together: this creates a seal that keeps the juices inside. Crimping the pie crust edges at the end adds a pretty decorative touch to your pie. You can crimp the edges with your fingers or with a fork by pressing down along …

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Blind-Baked Crust

Blind-Baked Crust

You need a blind-baked crust when you make cream pies. Because you cook the filling over the stove, the pie crust doesn’t get the chance to bake in the oven unless you bake it by itself first. Ingredients ¼ cup (½ stick) butter, chilled and cut into large chunks ¼ cup …

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