I purchased this product to make my own "Pop Tart" like pastries for my son who cannot eat the brand name. When I used this it would not heat up. Thinking it needed a pastry to begin the cooking process I placed one inside. I tried to unclip it to open it up and was unable to unlatch the appliance. Do not waste your money on this difficult to use and non-functional item!
I have to say when I saw this at the store I was not interested, I'm not a pie person I prefer cake. After buying many gadgets such as the cake pop, pretzel maker, flute cake, mini cupcake, and min donut maker, I thought well maybe. After reading the recipe book I found online and reviews, I knew I wanted it... I love chicken pot pies and custard pies. I rolled the pillsbury pie crust 3 inches wider to make it thinner doing makes the crust cook evenly. I was surprised how well it cooked, my son ate five pies!! Can't wait to try other things.