At Sister Pie in Detroit, they make these buttery, buttercream- or ganache-filled sandwich cookies from scraps of dough leftover from making pies. You can do the same, storing them in the freezer until you have enough. Or just make a fresh batch of pastry--it's worth it! The recipe comes from cafe owner Lisa Ludwinski's debut cookbook, Sister Pie.
Source: Midwest Living
In a heatproof bowl set over a saucepan of simmering water, combine 6 ounces chopped bittersweet or milk chocolate and 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream. Stir with a silicone spatula until completely melted and smooth. Chill, if needed, to reach spreading consistency.
82 calories; fat 5g; cholesterol 17mg; saturated fat 3g; carbohydrates 10g; mono fat 1g; sugars 7g; protein 1g; vitamin a 157.9IU; niacin equivalents 0.2mg; folate 7.8mcg; sodium 41mg; potassium 7mg; calcium 2mg; iron 0.2mg.