Place pie on a baking sheet to allow the crust to bake more evenly.
Keep an eye on your pie while it is baking; if the outer crust is browning too quickly, cover it with aluminum foil.
For a shinier, crispier crust, beat an egg and apply with a pastry brush to the top crust before baking.
MRS. SMITH'S® Cherry-Chocolate and Hazelnut Pie
Want to grace your dinner table with a dessert that looks like it came from a high end bakery without the high end cost?
Bake a MRS. SMITH'S® Original Flaky Crust Cherry Pie following the instructions on the back of the box.
Allow to cool at room temperature for about an hour.
Gently smooth a thin layer of your favorite chocolate-hazelnut spread (Nutella works well) to the top of the pie. If the spread is too firm, microwave for 10 second intervals and stir until it is easier to spread.
Allow the pie to finish cooling as desired. When ready to serve, garnish with rosettes of Whipped Cream and either fresh or jarred Bing cherries.
MRS. SMITH'S® Pie Parfaits
Call the kids to the kitchen to help prepare this fun and easy Pie Parfait.
Bake a MRS. SMITH'S® Original Flaky Crust Apple Pie following the instructions on the back of the box.
Allow to cool completely at room temperature (about 2 hours).
In a bowl, mix equal amounts of store bought fruit dip and your favorite brand of whipped topping.
To assemble, alternate scoops of the baked pie with the whipped topping mixture and garnish with your favorite candies or sprinkles.