I know it tastes fine, because I used the scraps to make my favorite little treat-for-the-cook.
Low-fat snack: Roll the pastry dough scraps into a circle and put it on a cake pan or something. Spread it with soft butter and sprinkle with plenty of sugar. Fold up the edges (see picture). Brush with a little leftover egg wash. Into the center, pour about a capful of brandy and one of Cointreau (or two capfuls of one or the other, or rum, or bourbon; if you don't use Cointreau, sprinkle some cinnamon on it too). Bake with the pies until browned and bubbly and running over.
We now have one piece of furniture (and two guitars and a dog crate) in the dining room: