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Oct 31, 2011 10:04 AM

ISO Tiny Tiny Disposable Aluminum Pie Tins

I mean tiny. 2" or so across. Disposable.

Like the size used for soup dumplings... See pic.

Does anyone have an online source?

Or a Los Angeles source?

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    1. re: ferret

      That is soooooo close... Thanks Ferret.

      But if anyone has a source for even smaller pie tins... 2" or less. That's what I'm needing. I may try to buy some from my dim sum restaurant.

      1. re: gooddog

        I missed this somehow!

        But these are PERFECT.

        I love Chowhound. Thanks Gooddog!

        1. re: gooddog

          I have ordered from KitchenDance before and recommend them.

          1. re: ahack

            Oh, that's a nice site. They'll be getting some business from me too :)

            OP, the pic at that site reminded me that Michael's, the chain of crafts stores, has a baking materials aisle. I once bought teeny muffin cups from them, about an inch across, meant for chocolate truffles and suchlike. It made for a very pretty mishlo'ach manot on Purim. Can't remember if they were foil or paper, or what other sizes they had, but it’s worth a shot if there’s a branch near you.

            Just checked their site, here is a link to that department:


            ETA: OP, maybe Williams Sonoma or the King Arthur's catalog will have them, or - in general - the size you need might be available at places that sell supplies for making candy and confectionery,

            1. re: falconress

              I've got those tiiiiiny paper muffin cups. They're great. I host an annual Holiday Dessert open house. I've found that if you make everything in a big size, people take one piece of cake and stop. If you make everything miniature, they graze and graze. It's more fun.

              Dessert Dim Sum. ; )

              While the tins on Kitchen Dance are close, they're not exact. The dim sum ones are much shallower. Really like a pie tin, but less than 2" across. I think my only hope is to try and buy some from the dim sum restaurant.

        2. why not just use a mini-muffin pan? and since you asked specifically for "disposable" i'm guessing you must need them to be easily handled or transferred, so just use mini cupcake papers/liners. if it's a holiday thing you can get the festive foil ones.

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          1. re: goodhealthgourmet

            I want to make mini pies. One or two bites. Paper won't do. Nor will muffin tins.

            I know they exist, because the dumplings above are exactly what I need. I just can't find them for sale anywhere on the net.

            That steamer in the pic is about 5" across. So the tins are no more than 2".

            1. re: Jennalynn

              I read GHG's post to mean bake in a mini-muffin pan, remove, serve or gift in mini paper liners.

              That said, here's a link that describes a 2" foil pan. So, you're right, they're out there.

              Edit: Gooddog beat me to it!

              1. re: nemo

                thanks nemo. i meant to line the muffin cups with liners for ease of removal. and if it's a shallow pie that doesn't quite fill the cup all the way to the top, you can just grab the edges of the paper & pull it out. then peel off for serving, or in the case of the nice foil ones, trim the excess so you're left with what looks like a pie tin around it. i do it all the time with mini tarts/pies and cheesecakes, but i guess it won't work for the OP's needs.