Cherry Hand Pies

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Yep. That just happened. No intro, just a full sized photo of decadent Cherry Hand Pies. On a bed of dark, sweet Washington cherries. Drool….

If you’re headed to a picnic this 4th of July, try making these hand pies. Not only are they portable and delicious, but they are a snap to make.

Cherry Hand Pies

Ingredients
– 1 box (of 2) refrigerated pre-made pie crust
– 1 can Cherry pie filling
– Egg wash (1 egg + a little water)

Directions
1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees
2. Using a round cookie cutter (or tub margarine lid…), cut out 8 circles out of your pie crust
3. On 4 of the circles, cut out a star in the center.
4. On the 4 solid circles, spoon on a dollop of pie filling.

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4. Top each pie filling circle with one of the cut-out circles.
5. Fork the edges of the completed pies to seal.

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6. Place the pies onto a greased baking sheet and brush each top with egg wash.
7. Bake pies for 15 minutes or until golden brown.

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Serve over a bed of cherries or blueberries for some extra flair.

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If you like Cherry pies and the 4th of July, “like” this post and don’t forget to send me photos of your favorite hand pies and Red, White, and Blue desserts!

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