12 Sweet Hand Pies to Make for Dessert
What is it about mini desserts that makes them so irresistible? We can never get enough of these personal-sized sweets, so we’ve got a collection of 12 tasty hand pie recipes perfect for year-round baking. Not just for dessert, each petite pastry also makes for excellent after school (or work) snacking. In other words, there’s no need to wait ’til Pi Day to bake up these handheld treats.
1. Apple Pies: Would you choose these pies fresh out of the oven or their doppelgängers “fresh” from the drive-thru? Yeah, we thought so. (via Hungry at Midnight)
4. Pistachio Bakewell Pop Tarts: Jam and a buttery, sweet nut filling are spread between two sheets of pastry to create a Pop Tart that’s all grown up. (Pssst, feel free to swap almond paste for the pistachio if you wanna mix things up.) (via My Name Is Yeh)
8. Fried Pumpkin Hand Pies: We wouldn’t be surprised to see a rendition of these fried pies at your local state fair this fall. Until then, add ’em to your pumpkin recipe repertoire, stat. (via Heather Christo)
11. Strawberry and Custard Hand Pies: The sight of strawberries alone would be enough to tempt us into taking a bite of these babies, but a complementary custard filling lends an added layer of lusciousness that’s simply irresistible. (via Butter Baking)
Are you as fond of personal-sized indulgences as we are? What are your favorite mini treats to enjoy? Let’s chat in the comments.