Heart Shaped Cherry Hand Pies
Serves: 16-18
  • 2 prepared Pillsbury pastry pie crusts
  • 1¼ cup cherry pie filling
  • 1 egg beaten
  • Sparkling Sugar
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Place a pie crust on a well floured surface gently roll out any creases. Using a 3-inch heart shaped cookie cutter, cut 13 hearts out. Re-roll the pie crust scraps into ⅛-inch thickness and cut 3-4 more hearts. repeat with the second pie crust, you should have a total of 32-36 hearts. Transfer half the hearts to a baking sheet.
  3. In a small bowl whisk egg, brush egg wash over hearts on baking sheet.
  4. Place a teaspoon of the cherry mixture in the center of each heart (about 2-3 cherries each)
  5. Place the remaining hearts on top of the cherry filled heart. Gently press the edges
  6. Using a fork crimp the edges to seal. Its okay if some filling falls out.
  7. Brush the top of the hearts with more egg wash. Sprinkle generously with sugar. Using a paring knife, cut two small slits in each heart.
  8. Bake 14-16 minutes or until golden brown
Recipe by Butter Your Biscuit at https://butteryourbiscuit.com/heart-shaped-cherry-hand-pies/