Pie Crust Cinnamon Rolls

Pie Crust Cinnamon Rolls

There always seems to be at least a little bit of leftover crust when you make a pie. This recipe puts those leftover scraps to use! These are great for the family to snack on before the pie is served. My mom always makes these when she bakes a pie and we were the lucky recipients of these yummy treats. My Mom doesn’t measure when she bakes, so I followed along to get the measurements.

Ingredients:

1/4 cup leftover pie crust
1 tablespoon soft butter
1 tablespoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

Directions

1 Roll out the pie crust very very thin (about 6×12 at 1/8″ thick) in a rectangle.
2 Brush the soft butter on carefully with a knife (or your fingers) so that it covers the whole rectangle in a thin layer (use more or less butter as needed). Sprinkle the sugar and cinnamon evenly over the butter.
3 Roll up from the shorter end. Leave the seam side down and fold the ends under. Then cut into 1 inch pieces and put in an oven safe dish along with your pie (350 degrees works well) and bake for about 20-30 minutes.

Recipe from Mom

16 comments

  1. Patty Ward says:

    oh my gosh! My mom used to make these for me when I was just a wee lass :) I made them for my children, and don’t tell anyone, but hubby and I indulge in these from time to time-hey, we are retired, we can do anything we want! :) Thank you for reminding me of some precious memories from past years.

  2. Jett Whitfield says:

    Yum! My mom would have extra crust left over and she would make what we called “Poor Man Pies” … we would sprinkle cinnamon & sugar over the flattened crust and drizzle some glaze over the top made with water & powdered sugar. YUM again!!

  3. rita says:

    Unlike all of you it was my granny that made these for us kids…..no matter whatever else was made these were always the favorite of all and a tradition carried on even now…ppl speak of comfort foods so I guess this would be one of mine along with the memories that go along with them!

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