Using just some basic kitchen tools learn 4 easy ways to make decorative pie crust edges! No crimping needed!
When it comes to making pies, the pie crust edge can be a bit intimidating. Especially since that’s the part everyone will see! But you don’t have to crimp your pie edge for your pie crust edge to be beautiful.
If crimping a pie crust has you running scared, then these 4 methods are exactly what you are looking for. They are easy peasy and you will have a beautiful pie no time.
4 Ways To Make Decorative Pie Crust Edges
Listed below are 4 different ways to make pie crust edges if you don’t want to crimp!
Decorative Pie Crust Edge Idea #1: Use a fork
Use your fork to create a simple yet beautifully decorated crimped crust. Press lightly down on the crust to press the tines into the crust.
You could also criss-cross the Fork For a second option!
Decorative Pie Crust Edge Idea #2: Use a pair of scissors.
Fold under any pie crust dough before you begin. Then using a pair of scissors make a series of
small diagonal cuts along the crust. Fold back every other cut.
Decorative Pie Crust Edge Idea #3: Use small cookie cutters
Collect those pie scraps from rolling out your pie dough,and then use them to cut out pretty shapes for your border.
Use small (1 to 1 1/2 inch) cookie cutters to cut out shapes for your border. Use a little bit of water to adhere them.
Decorative Pie Crust Edge Idea #4: Use A Spoon
Press a spoon into the edge of the crust. Remove the crust between each spoon indent. You can make a second indent for a pretty border!
And there you go! 4 easy ways to decorate your pie crust edges!
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