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What Is The Shiny Glaze On Costco's Pumpkin Pies?
Pumpkin pie is a popular item at Costco, but many can’t help but notice the shiny glaze on top and wonder what it is made of.
Commenters on a TikTok video about the pie included one person who claims to be a Costco employee. According to that viewer, the glaze is made from apricot jelly.
The video creator decided they found the glaze off-putting and removed it by wiping it off. However, there’s no need as the layer adds sweetness and shine.
If this particular sheen layer isn’t appealing, it can be replaced with other delicious glazes that pair well with pumpkin pie, like caramel, chocolate ganache, or cranberry.