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Turkey Pie Reinvented

A creative way to use Thanksgiving leftovers in one pie.
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time1 hour
Total Time1 hour 20 minutes
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Author: Angela Roberts


  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 large onion minced
  • 2-4 stalks of celery diced with leaves (you can leave out, if you have in stuffing).
  • 2 cups turkey cubed
  • 2 cups mashed potatoes or any amount
  • 1-2 cups corn pudding or 1 can creamed corn
  • handful of parsley chopped
  • 1/2 cup turkey gravy optional

Pie Doug for Cut Outs

  • salt and pepper
  • Pie Dough recipe below
  • cranberry relish
  • 6 tablespoons butter

Pie Dough (or store bought dough or puff pastry)

  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 stick ice cold butter cubed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2-4 tablespoons ice cold water
  • 2 tablespoons milk


  • Saute onion in butter for three minutes. Add celery. When both are softened (about 5 to 8 minutes, add turkey, corn, mashed potatoes, parsley and gravy. Cook until warmed through.
  • Spread into a pie plate. Smooth the top. Cut pastry into turkey shapes or any other shape with cookie cutter. Leaves, Christmas Trees, etc. are good ideas. Brush pastry with egg wash or cream.
  • Bake at 350 for one hour, or until pastry is golden brown.
  • Serve hot with cranberry relish on the side.

Pie Dough for Cut Outs

  • Mix salt and flour together. Freeze for a few minutes.
  • Cut butter into small pieces. Freeze for a few minutes, as butter softens immediately upon cutting. If using food processor, put flour mixture in bowl.
  • Lay small pieces of butter evenly over flour and mix for 20 seconds at a time, stopping as soon as dough is shaggy.
  • Stream in cold water one tablespoon at a time. ( If using kitchen aid type mixer, use paddle attachment on low setting for one minute max. Stream in cold water on sides of bowl. Mix on low, just until incorporated.)
  • Form into disc , wrap in plastic at least one hour.
  • Roll out and cut pastry shapes.
  • Put cut outs on pie.
  • Brush cut outs with milk.
  • Bake at 350 for 45-60 minutes or until golden and crisp.