Gluten Free Pie Crust Cookies

Published on Mar 01, 2023

  by   Kristina Stosek

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Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Serves: 16
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Gluten Free Pie Crust Cookies are a delicious treat when you crave a pie but want to keep it small and simple. This recipe is for a gluten free delicious treat when you crave a buttery pie crust with sweet or savory filling but in a cookie form.

pie crust cookies with cinnamon on a dessert plate

Easy gluten free pie crust cookie recipe

The pie crust cookies have the same texture and flavor as regular pie crust and are easy to make! All you need is a basic gluten free pie crust dough and cinnamon sugar. 

use leftover pie crust dough

Next time you make a pie, use the leftover pie crust dough and make a few cookies with your favorite filling. This cookie recipe is great for using leftover pie crust dough.

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What is a pie crust cookie?

A pie crust cookie is, simply put, a cookie made using pie crust dough. First, the dough is rolled out and sprinkled with cinnamon sugar or your favorite filling. Then the roll is sliced into cookies and baked.

rolled out gluten free dough sprinkled with cinnamon sugar

Various fillings for pie crust cookie

One of the best things about using a gluten free pie crust is that you can fill it with any filling you like. So whether you prefer sweet or savory, here are just a few ideas to get you started:

  • cinnamon sugar
  • Nutella spread
  • cream cheese and herbs
  • jam or preserves
  • bacon bits and shredded cheese

The most popular flavor for pie crust cookie

Pie crust cookies have many flavours, but the most popular flavour is brown sugar and cinnamon. The kids love them, and they taste like mini cinnamon buns. YUM!

What is the texture of gluten free pie crust cookie?

Think of the cookie as a flaky, buttery pie crust rolled with a sweet or savory filling.

holding half a pie crust cookie showing the cinnamon sugar in the center of the cookie

Dips for gluten free pie crust cookie

When the cookies are freshly baked, they are perfect just the way they are because they melt in your mouth. However, most baked gluten free goods can become a little dry the next day. So for an added twist, serve them with a chocolate dipping sauce, a side of vanilla bean ice cream, drizzle them with vanilla icing, or dip them in coffee, tea or hot chocolate.

If you make savory pie crust cookies, dip them in a warm cheese sauce. The savory version makes for an excellent gluten free appetizer for a large crowd.

How do you store gluten free pie crust cookies?

These gluten free cookies are best when they are freshly baked. However, you can store them in an airtight container at room temperature for 2 – 3 days. And if needed, you can warm them up the way you would a pie.

overview of cinnamon roll pie crust cookies on a plate with a cup of tea

Why do we love pie crust cookies?

There are many reasons to love pie crust cookies. For one, they are incredibly versatile. You can make them sweet or savory, depending on your mood. They are also an excellent way to use up leftover pie crust dough.

Lastly, pie crust cookies are simply delicious and take little effort to make. And if you’re short on time, you can even cheat by using store-bought gluten free pie crust dough!

The flaky, buttery texture is irresistible, and the pie crust cookies can be decorated with icing or dipped in a chocolate sauce. Or for savory cookies, dip them in a warm cheese sauce.

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Many thanks!

Kristina xx

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Lorraine, there is a link under the ingredients to the pie dough

Lorraine Gosselin

Do you happen to have a recipe for the pie dough? Also looking for one for bread and bannock?

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