pie·​crust ˈpī-ˌkrəst How to pronounce piecrust (audio)
: the pastry shell of a pie

Examples of piecrust in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Get The Recipe 38 of 42 Classic Chess Pie Our version of this old-fashioned pie uses premade piecrust, so pulling one together for last-minute celebrations is a breeze. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 12 Feb. 2024 Follow along with our flaky piecrust recipe, then choose your own filling to make a delicious homemade pie. Sheena Chihak, Better Homes & Gardens, 1 Feb. 2024 Get The Recipe 12 of 45 Blueberry Chiffon Mini Pies These sweet mini desserts start with refrigerated piecrusts to save you time. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 30 Jan. 2024 Move filling to piecrust: Transfer filling to prepared piecrust, and gently smooth top using a rubber spatula. Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 30 Dec. 2023 Cover and chill both the prepared crust and remaining piecrust until apple filling is ready. Sabrina Weiss, Peoplemag, 18 Nov. 2023 Transfer to the prepared baking dish, top with the piecrust, bake, and enjoy. Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 5 Dec. 2023 Assemble and bake: Sprinkle the bacon and Swiss cheese over the bottom of the piecrust. Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 28 Nov. 2023 Pour apple mixture into prepared piecrust; arrange butter slices evenly over apples. 3. Sabrina Weiss, Peoplemag, 18 Nov. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1582, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of piecrust was in 1582

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“Piecrust.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piecrust. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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