To Top

Reduce Overflowing in Fruit Pies

Cut drinking straws into short lengths and insert into pie slits to let steam and juices to escape and reduce overflow. To make a more decorative fruit pie cut holes in the upper crust, use a thimble to cut the wholes and then replace the little circles into place.


By Linda from Oceanside, CA


Reduce Overflowing in Fruit Pies

I hope you don't use plastic. The plastic melts and then you don't want to eat that. (12/10/2005)

By sandy

Reduce Overflowing in Fruit Pies

Good idea! I too used to use plastic drinking straws but then became concerned that maybe the "plastic" stuck in my piecrust might not be a good idea. Now I use pasta (macaroni or whatever is at hand) It works on the same principle, bubbling up into the pasta instead of over the sides of the pie. (12/10/2005)

By Enter Mairmie


Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content
In This Guide
Baking Fruit Pies
Baking Fruit Pies
December 27, 2010
Closeup of Gray Squirrel
Keeping Squirrels Out of Fruit Trees
cherry cobbler
Fruit Cobbler Recipes
Pile of fresh cherries in front of a jar of cherry jam.
Canning Cherries
Freezing Pumplin Pies
Freezing Pumpkin Pies
Mother's Day Ideas!
Easter Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
You are viewing the desktop version of this page: View Mobile Site.
© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on March 28, 2017 at 10:26:05 PM on in 2 seconds. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
Loading Something Awesome!