15 Pastry Tools for Making Perfect Pies
This set has it all, from pastry brush to scrapers and spatulas. You’ll never be searching for the right batter or dough tool again.
Silicone Baking Utensils Set, $23 at amazon.com
A great non-skid mixing bowl is key for whipping up pie crust, and this set comes with three sizes to accomodate all wet and dry ingredients. They’re also dishwasher and freezer-safe, so storage or cleanup is a breeze.
Rosti White Melamine Mixing Bowls with Lids Set, $40 at crateandbarrel.com
Both plastic and stainless steel scrapers let you get the dough out of just about anything, no matter how sticky the situation.
Chef'n Pastrio 3-in-1 Bench Scraper Set, $14 at amazon.com
If your tart or pie dough needs to be cooked prior to filling, these ceramic weights will keep the dough’s shape and prevent any unwanted inconsistencies.
Pie Weights in Mesh Bag, $13 at williams-sonoma.com
Glass Pie Dish
Ceramic Pie Dish
The sturdy ceramic dish from Emile Henry ensures an even bake and keeps your pastry warm once it’s out of the oven. It looks great on a table spread, too.
Emile Henry 9 Inch Pie Dish, $24 at amazon.com
A pie bird, or pie vent, allows steam to be released from your pie, so you'll get a crispy crust without overcooking your filling.
Le Creuset Stoneware Pie Bird Funnel, $13 at amazon.com
Hand Pie Crimper
Getting golden crusts means having the right egg wash technique, and a good pastry brush does just that.
OXO Good Grips Silicone Basting & Pastry Brush, $9 at amazon.com
Your edges should be golden, but never burnt. Ensure your pie cooks evenly from top to bottom with these silicone protectors.
2 Pack Adjustable Silicone Pie Shield, $14 at amazon.com
Making a gorgeous crust is easy with these floral stamps. Who ever said your dessert can’t also double as a work of art?
Williams Sonoma Floral Pie Crust Cutters, Set of 6, $23 at williams-sonoma.com
Never overlook the serving tools. Cutting and distributing your creation requires the proper tools, and this stainless steel server will do the trick.
Farberware Professional Pie Server, $11 at amazon.com
Worried your dough won’t withstand your lattice attempts? Eliminate the issue with this roller, which will make the lattice perfectly and allow you to simply lay it across the top of the pie all at once.
Stainless Steel Lattice Pastry Crust Cutter, $19 at amazon.com