Use A Can As A Biscuit Cutter

By Monica 296 58

Use a clean tuna can as a biscuit cutter. Just cut the bottom out and discard. Make sure any rough edges are flat with a pair of pliers. You can also use this as a large cookie cutter.

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By Clynn Altemus 30 67 Flag

August 17, 2010

Great idea.

It will work even better if you cut the top out, making sure the sides are smooth. Then, using a can opener, put 3 or 4 air holes in the bottom. The can will not get crushed or out of shape, and the air holes will release the biscuits or cookies much easier.

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By Brian 2 Flag

August 17, 2010

Washing out the can is optional right? Mmmm tuna biscuits! ;)

Great tip, will try next time I make biscuits.

Cheers,

Brian

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By Lilac 20 1,329 Flag

October 12, 2011

Why not just buy a biscuit cutter and you'll have it all your life? Put it on your Christmas list and someone can get it for you. I have a lovely stainless cutter that I have had for 15 years and still counting.

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By cookie2 1 22 Flag

October 12, 2011

This will certainly do in a pinch. When I was a young homemaker just starting out, I used every money-saving trick in the book. Another one - I used to use an empty wine bottle for a rolling pin. Worked great! Ah, those were the days!

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If you are in need of a cookie or biscuit cutter, simply take an empty soup (canned goods) can and open it with a can opener on both ends. This works perfectly the same as a cutter and saves you from buying one of those fancy cutters that are made from the same thing.

Note: Check both ends of can to be sure it can be opened on both ends as some cans are rounded on the ends.

By sbb1 from Umm al Quain, UAE

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RE: Use A Can As A Biscuit Cutter

And if you have store bought biscuits, use a small lid, like the one from a bottle of vanilla, and you can make easy doughnuts. Cut hole, fry both hole and doughnut on both sides in about 1/2 inch of oil til brown. Sprinkle with sugar. (05/19/2008)

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