How to Make a Leaf Pie

Learn how to make this super-seasonal pie topping, and tune in to Food Network's Holiday Baking Championship on Sundays at 9|8 c for more festive baking ideas.

Photo By: Marshall Troy ©2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Marshall Troy ©2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Marshall Troy ©2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Marshall Troy ©2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Marshall Troy ©2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Marshall Troy ©2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Marshall Troy ©2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Marshall Troy ©2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

A Step-by-Step Guide

Make a super-seasonal pie topping with cut-out dough leaves. This would also be great with stars for the 4th of July, or hearts for Valentine's Day.

Step 1

A spring-loaded cutter imprints leaves on the dough for you. If you don't have one, you can use a regular small cookie cutter and trace patterns with a paring knife.

Step 2

Cut out as many leaves as you can possibly get out of your dough sheet.

Step 3

Peel back the dough to expose the leaves.

Step 4

Arrange the leaves in a circle around the pie, starting with the outside rim.

Step 5

Add another circle …

Step 6

… and another.

Step 7

Brush with melted butter …

Step 8

… and bake!

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