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Leftover Pie Dough? Try These Recipes

A person lays pie dough over a pie pan.
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It’s no secret that fresh, homemade pie dough tastes much better than store-bought. So rather than tossing your leftover dough in the trash, save it for additional recipes!

One way to use leftover pie dough? Transform it into crackers for a savory snack!

The recipe is simple and delicious. Whether you dust your crackers with cinnamon sugar or a flavorful herb blend, this treat is an excellent use of your leftover dough.

To try out this recipe, simply bring your dough to room temperature and use a roller to get the dough to your desired thickness. Cut the dough into 1-inch squares and brush each side with oil. Sprinkle each piece with your desired seasoning and place them in the oven. Bake your crackers at 450 degrees F for six to seven minutes, or until they appear slightly brown.

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You can also transform your leftover dough into pie crust dippers to enjoy with a creamy cannoli dip. This dip blends cream cheese, vanilla, and chocolate chips, and these pie dough squares are the perfect addition to this holiday treat.

Kneading pie dough can be a fine art. If you tend to over-knead your dough, there are some helpful tricks to help you save your overworked pie dough.

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Kelsey Opel is a freelance writer and digital storyteller based in Austin, Texas. She enjoys writing for food, entertainment and mental health spaces. Off the clock, she loves indulging in an avocado margarita and chips and queso at her favorite Tex-Mex spot in town. Read Full Bio »
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