Mrs. Anderson’s Pie Weight Chain bakes empty pie shells, known as blind baking, without them shrinking, bubbling or buckling. It is made to be strong, durable and reusable. The flexible beaded design allows for easy placement and removal and is heat resistant to 475-degrees Fahrenheit. This product weighs down pie dough to keep bubbles from forming; transfers heat evenly; great for 8, 9.5 and 10-inch frozen and homemade pie crust. Bake pie crust for banana cream and chocolate cream pie, lemon meringue, strawberry rhubarb pie, banoffee pie, and more. It is easy to use; includes convenient storage container; dishwasher safe for easy cleanup.