And the flavors and textures translate perfectly into a tasty pie.
A buttered and sugared phyllo crust emulates the crisp wafer of the truffle; a thin layer of milk chocolate-hazelnut gianduja is spread inside, imitating the chocolatey cream; and it's finished with a milk chocolate glaze and plenty of toasted hazelnuts for that signature crunch.
Whether you're making Ferrero Rocher-Style Pie or not, phyllo dough crust is a great solution if you're scared of (or fed up with) traditional pie dough. It's guaranteed to be flaky and crispy, and the more messed up layered you make it, the more beautiful it will look
Need more ideas for alternative pie crusts? I've got you covered:
I always have three kinds of hot sauce in my purse. I have a soft spot for making people their favorite dessert, especially if it's wrapped in a pastry crust. My newest cookbook, The Book on Pie, came out on November 10th, 2020, and my pie merch collaboration with Food52 is out now too: https://food52.com/shop/merchants/manifest-food52/food52-x-erin-mcdowell