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Best Pie Weights

As you enter the world of blind baking, it is important to be armed with the right ingredients and tools. Pie weights are designed to solve for common baking problems. Used to evenly flatten the bottom of a pie crust or shell, pie weights are placed on the bottom of an unbaked pie crust, cooked with the pie crust, and then removed prior to filling the crust. Material, size, and durability are important elements to evaluate when selecting pie weights. We’ve reviewed four great pie weights on the market and provided their best features and benefits below.

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Most Natural

Mrs. Anderson’s Baking Ceramic Pie Crust Weights

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Ceramic Pie Crust Weights

Natural, food-safe ceramic pie crust weights designed to prevent shrinking, bubbling, or buckling.

What We Liked

Mrs. Anderson’s Baking Ceramic Pie Crust Weights are made of natural, food-safe ceramic stoneware. We liked that the pie weights could withstand up to 480 degrees in the oven. The convenient storage container helps with clean-up and quick access for future use. These pie crusts are great to use on both frozen and homemade pie crusts. Get them here. 

Best Edge 

ProtectorWebake Mini Silicone Pie Shield 4-Pack

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Mini Silicone Pie Shields

4pk of mini silicone pie shields designed to prevent pie crust edges from burning.

What We Liked

The Webake Mini Silicone Pie Shield 4-Pack is BPA free. We liked that these pie shields fit perfectly over 5-6” mini pies. These functional pie shields are made of 100% food grade silicone and can withstand up to 446 degrees in the oven. We also liked that there were four in the pack, making it easy to protect more than one pie at a time. Buy them now. 

Multiple Pies

R&M International 2723 Ceramic Pie Weights

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Ceramic Pie Weights

1lb reusable, ceramic pie weights that can cover two pie shells.

What We Liked

The R&M International 2723 Ceramic Pie Weights come with a storage bag. We liked that the one pound of pie weights was enough to bake two pie shells. These ceramic pie weights come with easy to follow instructions. We liked that they were non-porous and did not absorb any odors. Buy them here. 

Most Heat Resistant

ROCKSHEAT Ceramic Pie Weights

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Heat Resistant Ceramic Pie Weights

Food-grade ceramic pie weights designed to aid in blind baking and withstand up to 600 degrees in the oven.

What We Liked

The ROCKSHEAT Ceramic Pie Weights are made of food-grade ceramic stoneware. We liked that these reusable pie weights did not contain any harmful substances and did not absorb odors or stains from pie fillings. These pie weights were easy to clean, dry, and store. Get them now.