How to Make Perfect Mini Pies With This Simple Baking Hack

You'd never guess that you could make mini pies with Mason jar lids! Try this out for Valentine's Day treats everyone will love.

Stuck on what to give your loved ones for Valentine's Day? Trade the long lines at the department stores for a quick trip to the market. Making food for family and friends is the perfect gift because each treat can be catered to their tastes. And this year, the trendiest baked good on the menu has to be these adorable mini pies small enough to fit in the palm of your hand! This genius idea combines our favorite dessert with our favorite crafts by baking the pies right in a Mason jar lid. Check out some of these unique recipes below for some kitchen inspiration.

1. Sweet Strawberry Pie

Lovely Little Kitchen

We are drooling just looking at this grandmother-approved strawberry pie. Baked with fresh jam, a flaky crust, and a whole lot-o'-love, these are sure to be a hit with the ones you care most about.

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2. Caramel Apple Delight

Addicted 2 Recipes

Fall has passed, but our love for candy-coated apples has not! Bite into the warm, gooey taste of your favorite autumnal treat with this caramel apple mini pie. Topped off with coarse sugar, you won't be able to resist this sweet treat.

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3. Lid Cherry Pie

Lady Behind the Curtain

It doesn't get more classic than a homemade cherry pie, and with only five ingredients, what's not to love? Make a dozen of these delicious pies to hand out to family, friends, and coworkers. But don't forget to save one for yourself!

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4. Mini Pumpkin Pies

Mason Jar Crafts Love

The leaves don't have to be falling outside for pumpkin pie to taste absolutely delicious. Personalize each pie by trading in the leaf-shaped crust topping for a more appropriate heart or initial. So cute!

Get the recipe from Mason Jar Crafts Love

5. Spiced Peach Pie

Dessert For Two

They say there is nothing better than a sweet Georgia peach... that is until you put it in a Mason jar lid. Wow your loved ones with a fresh peach pie on Valentine's Day. This yummy treat has a special kick to it thanks to the ginger and cinnamon.

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6. S'more, Please!

Created By Diane

For those who can't bear to have fruit with their dessert, this mini s'more pie is deliciously perfect. A layer of rich chocolate topped with a large toasted marshmallow is, in our opinion, the best way to say, "I love you."

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7. Cranberry Lemon Meringue Pie

Created By Diane

These are a sure-fire way to impress your valentine this year. The pretty pink filling tastes just as good as it looks, and the airy meringue is the perfect pie topping. What are you waiting for? Start baking now!

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8. Blueberry Mason Jar Lid Pie

Mason jars aren't only great for creating cute food gifts and canning. You can even put the lids to use making personalized-size pies. Give this mini pie recipe a try and see what we mean.


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