To pinch or press pastry or dough together using the fingers, a fork, or another utensil.


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    Wed, 5 Mar 2014

    cheese and one-fourth of the chili flakes. Fold over the other half of the dough to make a half moon. Roll the edges decoratively, or crimp to seal. Brush each with 1/2 teaspoon olive oil. Bake 16 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.

  2. Perfect Pie Crust: What’s the Secret?

    Thu, 1 Nov 2012

    and be done with it for the entire holiday season.) • Make your crust symmetrical, and be sure to take into account the crimp . (That’s when you pinch the edges around the pie pan to make the crust look pretty). • Brush the crust with a mixture of egg

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  1. Make Mornings Magical: Unicorn Pop-Tarts Recipe

    Sun, 9 Feb 2014

    Spread it where it makes sense (easy on the horn). Place the remaining unicorn head cutouts on top of the ones with jam. Crimp all four edges by hand... or with a fork to ensure that your filling won't ooze out. I also poked the top of each with

  2. Mini Caramel Apple Pop Tarts with Brown Sugar Glaze

    Fri, 11 Oct 2013

    of the dough circles. Brush the egg mixture around the edges of the dough circle and then top with another circle of dough. Crimp around the edges to seal. Brush with the egg all over. Repeat until all of the mini pop tarts are filled and sealed. Refrigerate

  3. Blueberry Crumble Pie

    Fri, 16 Aug 2013

    of paper. Transfer the dough to a 9-inch deep dish pie plate. Discard the paper. Trim the overhang to 1/2-inch and crimp edges if desired. Refrigerate 20 minutes. Preheat oven to 350. Line the crust with parchment paper or foil. Fill with dried

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How To

  1. How to Make Pumpkin Pie

    Sat, 1 Jan 2000

    Pastry for Single-Crust Pie (see recipe at the very bottom of this page). Line a 9-inch pie plate with the pastry. Trim; crimp edge as desired. For filling, in a medium bowl combine pumpkin, sugar, cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg. Add eggs. Beat