{create} pie crust cookies + happy thanksgiving!

Hello friends!

Today I have a special treat to share with you. I am in the middle of making pies (pumpkin and banana cream, per family tradition) for a big family dinner tomorrow, and I wanted to share with you an awesome way to use up left over pie dough. After you've gone through all the effort to make pie crust, it's sad to throw any extra away, so why not turn them into little pie crust cookies?

It's so easy! Simply roll the extra pie crust to about a 1/4" thick, and use cookie cutters to make shapes. Coat with a cinnamon and sugar combo and bake at 425 for about 10 minutes. I just threw them in with my pie.

After 10 minutes, you get these wonderful, flaky, buttery cookies. Plus, they are also great for decorating your pie crust. I have these little leaves lining my pumpkin crust. I love it when something so cute and festive is so easy!

With that, I'd want to wish you of you who are celebrating a very Happy Thanksgiving! I am so thankful for all of you who stop and read this blog on a regular basis. It's crazy how much fun I have reading your comments and visiting your blogs :). So THANK YOU ALL!

I'm taking Friday off to hang with my family, but will be back on Monday with some great gift ideas. Because, you know, I really can't think about Christmas until after Thanksgiving. :)


  1. That is a great idea! I refrigerated the leftover pie crust & didn't know what to do with it- that will be a fun thing to do with the kids the day after! TFS & Happy Thanksgiving!!

  2. I hope you had a happy thanksgiving, Jenn!!!!!!

  3. OMG those are ADORABLE!!!!! Where are those cookie cutters from? too cute!

    Jenn L @ Peas & Crayons

  4. Jennifer, I think they're from Williams Sonoma. My mom bought them for me a few years ago, as a not so subtle hint for decorating pies ;)

  5. Those cookies look so yummy, pretty, and easy! I love!


  6. Neat idea!
    I've never heard of pie crust cookies.
    You must be the first to try it, Jenn!


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