Hi Pearl, I haven’t made the crust using any substitutions, but I wonder if a plain dairy-free type yogurt would work? Although I haven’t, I don’t see why you couldn’t use a food processor for the crust. Hi Kelly, You can definitely microwave them! All of the following pastries could, to my estimation, be considered hand pies, though purists might disagree. The Finnish miners that followed adopted these meat pies as their own (easily transportable for long subterranean days! I hate wasting food but don’t want to end up with a tough crust. Enjoy! The crust is the secret ingredient to this recipe. This recipe was originally published on October 15, 2008. Mix 1 tablespoon of flour together with 2 teaspoons of water until you have a thick glue with no lumps. I briefly contemplated doing an apple pie inspired quesadilla, but I thought it might be kind of weird adding cheese to an apple pie. But they only had so much room. Thank you. I ended up with about a tablespoon or two extra filling but just ate it. mine needed 15 more minutes, it all depends on your oven! 9) don’t feel like you need to buy biscuit cutters or anything, large wine glasses are fine!! I made these today and they came out amazing. And I ran some home made caramel over the top after they cooled. The pastry was perfectly flaky and the filling was yummy. Acerca de Scandinavian. YUM! That’s around the time I started wondering if there might be some way to seal the edges of the tortilla. I tried adding a little bit more flour, but it was still really wet and sticky. Thanks! Maybe next time I make 6 inch pastries, I am also in the process right now- just finished with the dough & waiting for it to chill.. They look awesome! Please read my previous comment on how amazing these little pies are! Fill the pie dough circles with 2 heaping tablespoons of the turkey mixture. I’ve searched online for Sour Cream substitutes and found many options. Also I used about 5 apples at least. I got impatient when it came to my peach filling, and the dough began to melt immediately. Or can I use uncookeda pples? Portable apple pies with a super flaky crust and delicious apple filling. The dough for this recipe is really just incredible. I found I didn’t have quite enough filling, so I would suggest adding an extra apple. Using a paring knife, cut a few small slits on the top of each hand pie, then sprinkle generously with coarse sugar. I didn’t have a 4.5 inch biscuit cutter and used 4 inch wine glasses instead- finding my rounds were too small, instead of folding each circle in half I layered two on top of another for one pie. In the original bourbon peach hand pie recipe, it calls for 2lbs of peaches; and 2 apples doesn’t seem like a lot for a whole pastry recipe. I’m think about taking some into work. Desarrollado por Balloon Group Compra seguro! Absolutely delicious. Leave a review below, then snap a picture and tag @thebrowneyedbaker on Instagram so I can see it! I made these for my DH today to use up some freezer apple pie filling I need to use up. Unroll pie crusts and cut circles from each crust using a 4-inch biscuit cutter. Oh, we have a can of pot roast in the pantry? I teach high school culinary arts and we made 6 batches of these last week. (peaches aren’t in season yet, so.. no fresh ones.). A hand pie is a Southern version of a pastie or a turnover and is simple a pie in a half moon shape that is ideal for lunches or picnics as it is easily transported. I veganized it using vegan sour cream, vegan butter. I think an egg wash around the edges would help to seal them better. Hey! First time visitor to your site. Nigerian meat pie, one of my favorite hand pie recipes somewhat similar to empanadas can be made with different types of meat. You can see one here: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=broeyebak-20&l=as2&o=1&a=B000QJE48O. I originally shared these apple hand pies with you way, way, wayyyyyyy back in the dark ages of 2008. FYI, I did not chill the dough as directed; no time & in a hurry (guests arriving). I have been looking for a good flaky crust. Can I use this crust to make a regular apple pie? You’re welcome Felicity! Fabulous! The BEST pastry I have ever used for hand pies! No matter the burst seams, DH will be in heaven when he enjoys them. This recipe is outstanding. Don’t let this deter you from trying the other recipes here though, this is my first fail. My hand pies turned out so well and taste delicious! When you make this recipe, make sure in advance that you have a large enough biscuit cutter. Similar in how easy these pumpkin hand pies are to make are these pumpkin peanut butter crescents. I was slightly confused on that part and found your directions not very clear. If you don’t have one you could simply use two knives or even your fingers to combine the flour mixture and butter. Though I added a few things to the apples (brown sugar, ground cloves and nutmeg) this recipe is great. Add the garlic and potatoes, and sauté for 2 minutes more, until the garlic is fragrant. I added a splash of bourbon to my apples while cooking. I made these today and they were sooooooooo delicious some friends gave us a box of apples and I made a whole bunch of mini pies. I’m making the dough and it’s oddly very sticky. Were they fantastic, flaky, scrunchily delicious. Hello and welcome! Do you think these would these freeze well after baking? My children and spouse loved them. This recipe was so good! – I used Progressives Dough press set to make these. Cherry pie, knitted hat, cup with silver eggs, teapot, flowers and a vintage lantern. Place three tortillas buttered side down on a non-stick baking sheet and then load the center of each one with half of the apples. Since I had store-bought pie crust, tried first that way. I follow sk and have never been disappointed with any recipe. Just found your site when Googling “apple hand pies”. and vegetable shortening (as I miscalculated the butter amount otherwise I would have used only the vegan butter). Spread the flour paste around the rim of the tortilla using your finger and then top each one with another tortilla, buttered side up. I’m thinking about making them next weekend for an event I’m baking for, so hopefully I’ll get to try them soon :). These look scrumptoius! Add the ground beef, salt, pepper, nutmeg and allspice. I hope you enjoy these! While time consuming due to frequent chillings, the dough is amazing to work with; so soft and velvety with zero cracking when rolling out. These turned out really well, but I think that you must have some giant apples since I diced three pretty decent sized apples and was still a tiny bit short on filling. Just made these. The dough looks curiously similar to King Arthur’s blueberry hand pie recipe. 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