In the seventeenth and early eighteenth century, pies with incredible baroque pastry decorations similar to those on plasterwork and woodcarving were a common element at important feasts. The pastry cooks who made these extraordinary food items possessed skills which were frequently as well developed as those of artists who worked in more conventional media. Food History Jottings: Edible Artistry
If you like pumpkin pie, you'll flip for these mini pie cookies. Filled with a creamy pumpkin cheesecake-like filling and topped with a little dollop of whipped cream, these would wow at Thanksgiving, friendsgiving or any fall open house or potluck!