How to Flute or Crimp Pie Crust

By: EatingWell Editors

Learn the secrets to making beautiful and healthy pie crusts.

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Pictured Recipe: Whole-Wheat Pie Crust

1. Use a fork to crimp the edge.

How to Flute or Crimp Pie Crust

2. Or use two hands to pinch (“flute”) the edge of the crust: push your thumb from one hand in between the thumb and index finger of the opposite.

How to Flute or Crimp Pie Crust

3. Or use one hand to pinch (“flute”) the edge of the crust between your thumb and the side of your index finger.

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