What Are Pie Weights?
Pie weights are small, weighted, and oven-safe objects that are baked on a pie crust bottom to achieve a perfect blind bake. Pie weights prevent air pockets, crust shrinkage, and underbaked dough, issues that are especially common when blind baking. Blind baking a crust prevents a soggy pie bottom, which does not provide those picture-perfect layers of pie crust, filling, and topping in a perfectly triangular pie slice. Pie weights are the one saving grace to this soggy bottom fiasco and especially come in handy for pie fillings that cannot be baked at all. Pie weights are easy to use, come in different varieties, and above all, help blind-bake your bottom pie crust to perfection. After all, your customers are expecting the best from your b