Cherry Hand Pies

Cherry Hand Pies

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Flaky and brimming with cherry flavor, these portable pies come together with just a handful of ingredients. If you don’t like cherries then use your favorite fresh fruit and preserves in this recipe instead.

  • 17.3 Ounce Package Frozen Puff Pastry Sheets (Thawed)
  • 1/2 Cup Cherry Preserves
  • 1 Cup Fresh Pitted Cherries
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 2 Tablespoons Coarse Sanding Sugar
  1. Line large-size baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. Roll both sheets of puff pastry into 10x10 inch squares. Cut 1 sheet into 8 rectangles. Spoon 1 tablespoon preserves onto center of each rectangle, leaving at least 1/2 inch around edges. Place 2 to 3 cherries on top.
  3. Cut remaining sheet into 8 rectangles and place over filling. With fork, seal edges. Shape into crescent form. Place on prepared baking sheet. Place in freezer for 2 hours.
  4. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  5. Remove hand pies from freezer.
  6. In small-size bowl beat egg.
  7. Brush tops of hand pies with beaten egg. Sprinkle with sanding sugar.
  8. Place in oven 25 to 30 minutes until bottoms are golden brown. Remove from oven and let stand at least 10 minutes before serving.
  9. Serves 8
  10. Prep Time: 20 Minutes Cook Time: 30 Minutes Total Time: 50 Minutes
  11. "Work With What You Got!"
  12. ©Tiny New York Kitchen © 2019 All Rights Reserved

Victoria

Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a teenager. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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