How to Make Cherry Hand Pies

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Oct. 25, 2015

You can make some delicious Cherry hand pies with this recipe simple recipe. You can use either fresh cherries, or you could use canned cherries if you desire. A simple pie crust is used and the pies are filled, brushed with an egg wash, and a light sprinkling of natural sugar is sprinkled on the top of the pies.


Cherries 1 Pound , pitted and chopped
Sugar 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
Salt 1 Pinch
Almond meal 2 Tablespoon
Almond extract 1/4 Teaspoon
Pie crust dough 1 Pound



Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. line a baking pan with a parchment paper and set aside.



In a large bowl, add in all the ingredients, except the pie dough and toss well. Set aside.

Roll the pie dough and using a rolling pin. Cut the sheet using a bowl to make small circle.

Place the small sheets over the prepared baking pan; top with cherry mixture, grease with some egg wash and close with another sheet. Repeat the process with rest of the ingredients.

Make hole over the top by using a fork. Crimp the edges. If desired spread some egg wash over it and top with some raw sugar.

Bake for 30 minutes.



Serve for dessert.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 352Calories from Fat 5

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23.1%

Saturated Fat 6 g30%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 326 mg13.58%

Total Carbohydrates 55 g18.3%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 26 g

Protein 3 g6%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet