Hand Pies Are The Best And Cutest Pies

1. So, have you heard about the new kind of pie that’s all the rage lately?

Recipe: Apple Pocket Pies

2. That’s right. We’re talkin’ HAND PIES.

Recipe: Blackberry Cardamom Hand Pies.

3. Hand pies, like their more traditional pie cousins, have flaky crusts and nice, juicy fillings.

Recipe: Apricot Blackberry Hand Pies

4. But these are tiny, teeny, eensie-weensie pies.

Recipe: Butternut Squash Hand Pies

5. So tiny they fit right in your hand!

Recipe: Cherry Cheese Hand Pies

8. You can make them in summer…

Recipe: Balsamic Raspberry Hand Pies

11. …or lovely, zaftig pop-tart rectangles.

Recipe: Blueberry Hand Pies

12. You can cut out circular crusts…

Recipe: Raspberry Peach Hand Pies

14. You can make them in a muffin tin…

Recipe: Tomato Hand Pies

15. …or let ‘em run wild and free-form.

Recipe: Plum & Coconut Empanadas

16. You can even fry them.

Hot oil is a dough’s best friend.
Recipe: Fried Fruit Pies

17. You can sneak a little cheese inside…

Recipe: Blueberry, Basil & Goat Cheese Hand Pies

18. …or get them tipsy by adding booze.

Recipe: Bourbon Peach Hand Pies

19. You can use whatever kind of pastry strikes your fancy.

Even if it’s pretzels.
Recipe: Brie and Jam Pretzel Hand Pies

20. The only unbreakable rule of hand pies is that you — yes, you — must eat the entire thing. Without assistance.

Each freshly baked hand pie forms a strong emotional bond to the first person who touches it. To fail to eat the entire pie yourself if a betrayal of that bond.

Recipe: Sour Cherry Hand Pies

21. Other than that, there are no rules. If you dream a hand pie, you can make it real.

Recipe: Cranberry Hand Pies

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