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How to Make a Flower Pie Crust

Tired of lattice pie crusts? Try this easy-to-make decorative pie crust.

How to Make a Flower Pie Crust

How to Make a Flower Pie Crust

To make this pretty flower pie:

  • Using a paring knife, cut pie dough into strips of various size. A 2 or 3 inch round cookie cutter will make the center of the flower.
  • Lay the strips on top of the pie, sporadically overlapping the strips. Top with round center in the middle.
  • Adhere strips together by dabbing with water, or brush egg wash over the finished pie.
  • Sprinkle with coarse sugar and bake.

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How to Make a Flower Pie CrustFresh Cherry Pie
When it was announced that dried cherries would be the featured ingredient in the baking competition that year, I experimented with adding them to my Fresh Cherry Pie recipe. I love the combination of the cherries and the chocolate drizzle.
—Josie Bochek, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

How to Make a Flower Pie CrustButterscotch Peach Pie
When peach season arrives, this great, old-fashioned Butterscotch Peach Pie is sure to be on the table. The recipe has been in our family for over 60 years, and I still make it every summer. Butterscotch buffs love it.
—Barbara Moyer, Tiffin, Ohio

How to Make a Flower Pie CrustStar-Studded Blueberry Pie
Family and friends say this pleasing Star-Studded Blueberry Pie is better than a popular one served at a local restaurant. If desired, use gooseberries for half of the blueberries.
—Nancy Barker, Silverton, Oregon

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