Feed your friends mini pies #Food#pie#steal-this-idea Updated Oct 12 2015 (Posted Feb 18 2014) Stephanie Kaloi Photo by Mathy Shoots People. Lots of people love wedding cake, but there's a big world of potential wedding desserts out there — including mini pies! Laura and David opted to serve these tiny treats at their Southern hippie wedding. The best part? There were tons of pies leftover, so guests got to take plenty of them home. Stephanie Kaloi I was the editor of the now-defunct Offbeat Families, and owner/photographer at Stephanie Kaloi Photography in Portland, OR. PREVIOUS Sandra-Lee & Conrad's rustic fall intimate outdoor wedding NEXT Your wedding is selfish Show/Hide comments [ 9 ] Pie! We are getting married on Pi Day and the obvious choice of food was pie. Never thought of minis, though. Score! Reply We're also having our ceremony on Pi Day, and are planning on having several sizes of mini pies (tart sized up to a small but more substantial, personal size) so that we can fulfill the "each attendee must have their own pi(e)" rule of the traditional Pi Day party without totally breaking the bank on tons of full-size pies. Reply There's a Pi Day tradition? The things I didn't know! This works perfectly, then – we'll probably do two big pies in lieu of the cake, and lots of little pies so everyone can enjoy a variety. Our baker will have her hands full, since we need wheat-free, vegan and Halaal options, too. What sort of diameter is a "personal size"? About a quarter of a normal pie? Reply Isn't a mini-pie just a tart? What differentiates a mini-pie from a tart? Reply Technically, the crust. A pie crust has less sugar, and a rolled tart crust tastes a little more like a cookie. Tarts can be large or small. Non-technically, the pies I've made have tended to have a heavier filling than my tarts. I don't know if that's a rule or just a coincidence! Reply We're doing mini pies too and couldn't be more thrilled about it. We agreed to have one full size pie to cut for tradition's sake, but are definitely stoked about the minis. Neither of us is a cake person, and who likes waiting for cake to be cut up and passed out anyway? This ways guests can dive right in, and have the option to try multiple flavors without any guilt about "eating too much dessert." Pfft. Like such a feeling exists. Reply Everything tastes better when tiny. Everything looks cuter when tiny. Really, everything should be tiny! Yum! Reply not to be a neigh-sayer, but I have to say — I dislike mini pies. Real pies have less crust and more gooey filling! That said, rock what works for you! Reply I was present at this wedding (lucky to be one of the lovely bride's bridesmaids) and the pies were FANTASTIC. Large bitesizes and we took a few home with us. Plus they had these cute almost Chinese takeout styled boxes to carry them home in. Adorbs. :] Reply Join the conversation Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.