How to Make Pets De Soeurs

A traditional way to use up leftover pie pastry when making Tourtiere at Christmas

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Pets de Soeur = nuns farts. I have no idea why! I lovingly make them for my husband, who was raised by a French Canadian mother. A fond Christmas memory from childhood no doubt.

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If there are any French Canadians reading this guide, please enlighten me! There has to be a story behind this name!

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Start off by rolling out the pastry to about 1/8" thickness or thinner if possible.

Start off by rolling out the pastry to about 1/8" thickness or thinner if possible.

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Start cutting the dough into triangles.  I'm using a pizza wheel to cut with.

Start cutting the dough into triangles. I'm using a pizza wheel to cut with.

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You decide what sizes you want.

You decide what sizes you want.

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One some I'll use cinnamon and sugar (ran out of brown sugar as you can see).  For the jam I used seedless raspberry and blueberry.  Get creative, try dulce de leche, Nutella, etc.

One some I'll use cinnamon and sugar (ran out of brown sugar as you can see). For the jam I used seedless raspberry and blueberry. Get creative, try dulce de leche, Nutella, etc.

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Start rolling the dough into a crescent shape and place onto an ungreased cookie sheet.  Careful not to overfill them or the contents will seep out and burn in the hot oven.  That's a horrible smell!

Start rolling the dough into a crescent shape and place onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Careful not to overfill them or the contents will seep out and burn in the hot oven. That's a horrible smell!

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Like this.  I like to use a stone vs a metal cookie sheet.

Like this. I like to use a stone vs a metal cookie sheet.

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Bake at 350F until golden.  Mine took about 15 minutes.  Wow, I'll have to remember to set the Self Clean on this oven tomorrow!

Bake at 350F until golden. Mine took about 15 minutes. Wow, I'll have to remember to set the Self Clean on this oven tomorrow!

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Done.  I sprinkled some edible glitter for fun.  I bet powdered sugar could do well also.  Enjoy!

Done. I sprinkled some edible glitter for fun. I bet powdered sugar could do well also. Enjoy!

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