How to make pie-pops for your Pi Day celebration!
Pi Day is celebrated on March 14th (3/14) around the world. Pi (?) is the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — which is approximately 3.14159. Actually it’s just a great excuse to make these super fun pies on a stick! Happy Pi Day!
- Pie crust
- 1 egg- whisked
- Apples-peeled and cut into ½” small pieces
- Apple butter or apple sauce
- 1½” round cookie cutter
- Lollipop sticks (8” is best)
- Baking sheet
- Parchment paper
- Preheat oven to 350°.
- Sprinkle the blueberries, cherries and apples with cinnamon-sugar; mix well.
- Place in the microwave for about 2-3 minutes stir again.
- On a lightly floured work surface, roll out pie dough to 1/8” thick.
- Using cookie cutter, cut out an equal number of rounds and place half on parchment lined baking sheet.
- Brush lightly with egg wash.
- Gently press the top 1” of the lollipop stick in the center of each round.
- Spoon approximately 3 blueberries, 1 cherry and 2-3 pieces of apple. Spoon ½t. applebutter on top of the apples.
- Top with the remaining half of rounds and gently press edges to seal.
- Brush tops with egg wash and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.
- Place in freezer for about 15-20 minutes.
- Place in oven and bake for 25 minutes, rotating halfway through or until golden brown. Let cool.
After they have cooled, wrap the tops in little plastic bags and tie with a decorative ribbon.
**Cutting small apple circles for pie-pops (see video below:
- Peel apple
- Slice into ¼” slices
- Using a ½” cookie cutter, cut small rounds from apple. You may need to use askewer to remove them from the cookie cutter.