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Left Over Pie Crust Snacks

Transform your leftover pie crust into delightful treats with these easy-to-make and versatile pie crust snacks. Whether you’re craving a sweet indulgence or a savory delight, this versatile recipe has you covered.

Left Over Pie Crust Snacks

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 7-9 minutes
Servings: Varies (depends on the amount of leftover pie crust)


  • Leftover pie dough crust
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 tbsp water
  • Cinnamon
  • Granulated Sugar

Optional (See Below)

rolling out pie dough

How to Make Left Over Pie Crust Snacks

  1. Use fondant cutters or small cookie cutters to create assorted shapes from the leftover pie dough scraps.
  2. Place the dough scraps on a parchment-lined baking sheet and brush with egg wash (1 egg beaten with 1/2 tbsp of water).
  3. Sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon to your liking.
  4. Bake in a preheated 400ºF (204ºC) oven until the scraps turn golden brown, typically 7 to 9 minutes.


For Cupcake Toppers:

  1. Follow the first two steps of the main instructions.
  2. Let the shapes cool, then place them on iced cupcakes for a delightful and edible decoration.

For Coffee Cookies:

  1. Follow the first two steps of the main instructions.
  2. Allow the shapes to cool, then savor them as a perfect accompaniment to your favorite cup of coffee or indulge in a cozy coffee dunking experience.

For Candy Melts Candy Drizzled Pastry Snacks:

  1. Follow the first two steps of the main instructions.
  2. Place baked and cooled pastry scraps on parchment paper.
  3. Melt 1/4 cup (60 g) light cocoa or colored Candy Melts candy according to package instructions.
  4. Transfer the melted candy into a disposable decorating bag, cutting a small opening in the tip.
  5. Drizzle the melted candy over the baked pastry scraps and add your choice of sprinkles.
  6. Allow the drizzled treats to set and enjoy the delightful combination of flavors.

Expert Tips:

  • For a savory twist, substitute cinnamon and granulated sugar with sea salt and your preferred seasonings, such as rosemary, thyme, and parmesan.

These pie crust snacks offer a delicious way to repurpose leftovers, catering to both sweet and savory cravings. Enjoy experimenting with different shapes, toppings, and flavor profiles to suit your preferences.

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