Pie crust cinnamon crisps are not only delicious, but they’re also the perfect thing to make with leftover pie crust. Additionally, you can make them in any shape you want, depending on what you plan to do with them.
After I made the chicken pot pies, I had a little bit of pie crust leftover. Since I hate wasting food, I did what my southern mama would have done. I rolled it out with some flour, cut it into shapes, and made them into little treats.
Sweet or Savory Pie Crust Crisps
You don’t have to make pie crust cinnamon crisps with the leftover dough. You can also make them savory with your favorite herbs and spices.
Another one I like is made with Italian seasoning, a dash of seasoning salt, and sprinkled with Parmesan cheese. So instead of a sweet treat, you have a snack that satisfies your craving for savory.
Don’t be afraid to try out different things. Without a doubt, that’s the best way to come up with new favorites. You can also do a variety of flavors in one batch to compare them.
Ingredients for Pie Crust Cinnamon Crisps
You’ll need pie crust dough, butter, cinnamon, and sugar. I also used nonstick cooking spray for the pan, rather than flip the squares over to coat the other side with butter.
How to Make Pie Crust Cinnamon Crisps
Roll out your dough, using a sprinkling of flour to keep it from sticking. If you don’t have a rolling pin, use a straight glass. That works just as well.
Next, cut the dough into whatever shape you want. I made squares, but you can also make rectangles, triangles, or even small circles.
Afterward, place the cut dough on the baking sheet. Brush melted butter over them.
Finally, sprinkle a mixture of equal parts sugar and cinnamon over the dough.
Bake until golden brown and crispy. Let them cool for about 5 minutes after you remove them from the oven.
Delicious Dip Ideas
These cinnamon crisps are delicious as is, but you can also dip them, especially if you’re hosting guests. Some of the things I use for dipping include vanilla yogurt, pumpkin butter, nut butter, cream cheese, or any kind of jam.
Perfect Dessert Accent
These cinnamon crisps liven up any otherwise plain dessert. For example, they’re delicious served with vanilla ice cream. You can also add them to a fruit parfait for a special treat.
More Snacks to Serve with Pie Crust Cinnamon Crisps
If you’re hosting a game night, sports party, or and open house, these are a delicious addition to the snack table. If you have a savory party mix, some melt-in-your-mouth peanut butter cookies, and these cinnamon crisps, your guests will be very happy.
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Back to My Southern Roots
Make It to Friday
Julia’s Simply Southern
Big Bear’s Wife
Mrs. Happy Homemaker
Sweet Little Bluebird
Miz Helen’s Country Cottage
The Country Cook
The Pin Junkie
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- Leftover pie dough about the size of a baseball
- 2 tablespoons of melted butter
- 1 teaspoon of sugar
- 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
- 2 tablespoons of flour
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
- Dust your surface with the flour to roll out the pie dough.
- With a rolling pin dusted in flour, roll out the dough to approximately 1/8” thickness.
- Cut the dough into whatever shape you prefer and place the pieces on the baking sheet.
- Using a pastry brush, lightly coat the cut dough with the butter.
- Mix the cinnamon and sugar and lightly sprinkle it on the buttered dough.
- Bake for approximately 10 minutes or until golden brown.
- Remove from the oven and allow them to cool for about 5 minutes before serving.
Amount Per Serving Calories 326 Total Fat 20g Saturated Fat 9g Trans Fat 0g Unsaturated Fat 9g Cholesterol 15mg Sodium 280mg Carbohydrates 34g Fiber 1g Sugar 1g Protein 2g