Making a Decorative Pie Crust Edge

Decorating the edges of a pie does more than make it look nice.

An attractive border is more than window dressing on a pie—it provides support to the edge to prevent leaking. Here are two styles:

FLUTED EDGE

Use thumb and index fingers to create fluted ridges perpendicular to edge of pie plate.

TINE EDGE

Press tines of fork into dough to flatten against rim of pie plate.

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