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Tip of the Day: Cookie Cutter Perfect

I love to use miniture cookie cutters to make decorative pieces to adorn the edges of my pies and tarts. It’s so easy and creates such a beautiful dessert. Simply cut shapes out of the pastry dough using a miniture cookie cutter, then use an egg wash to adhere them to the edges of a pie or tart.

Here’s an example of a peach pie I made this summer with hearts out of pie dough…
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and an apple tart I made last week out of puff pastry…
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For the tart I simply rolled out the puff pastry, then used the mini maple leaf cutter to make the crust for the tart, then stuck it all together with an egg wash…
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Happy Cooking!

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