The world of hand pies is vast and fantastic. At its essence, the hand pie is because it sounds: a savory or candy filling neatly tucked right into a wrapper of some variety to make a handheld snack or meal (for those who eat sufficient of them!). Positive, you could possibly simply name a slice of any pie a hand pie for those who maintain it in your hand and eat it as such, with out a utensil, however … I digress.
The variations are almost infinite. Begin by selecting a wrapper, equivalent to this Flaky Pie Dough, or sheets of puff pastry or phyllo, and then when it comes to fillings, let your taste guide you. I stuffed kimchi and cheddar into a classic pie dough to great success. (They weren’t very pretty or even, but it really doesn’t matter so long as they stay mostly shut.) Read on for some tasty inspiration for handheld pies from our archives, and for more ideas, head over to our Recipe Finder.
Fried Sweet Cherry Pies. There’s nothing like cherry pie — so make these sweet little fried ones, and take them along with you wherever you go, so long as wherever you go has enough space to stay socially distanced.
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