Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Apple, Raspberry and Pecan Hand Pies


In my quest to "use stuff up" I had another idea today, I had one pie crust left (the round kind), one apple, some Raspberries, and a brand new bag of Pecans.

I got to use my new "Turbinado Sugar" too, I am so glad I finally got some, it adds a gorgeous look to baked goods. I simply added the pie filling and folded it over, crimped the edges and was good to go. I turned out a bit tart and very delicious!

1 Granny Smith Apple, peeled, cored and diced
1/2 a pint of Raspberries rinsed and picked over
1/3 cup of Pecans, chopped
1 flat round pie crust
1 egg beaten
1/2 tbl cinnamon
1/2 tbl ground ginger
Turbinado sugar
2-3 tsp regular sugar

Mix the fruit, pecans, spices and regular sugar, let sit for a few minutes to meld the flavors

Place in the middle of your pie crust and fold over, crimping the edges

Brush with the beaten egg and sprinkle on the Turbinado sugar

Bake at 350 for about 40-45 minutes, serve with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream

13 comments:

Grace said...

these are pretty much the perfect dessert—the only problem i have with them is that if i choose to eat them with my hands, how do i make them a la mode? all fruit pie must be a la mode. :)

Denise said...

Cheryl, these are so cute and anything you can eat with your hands works for me.

Foodie with Little Thyme! said...

Looks awesome. I do so wish I had for lunch instead of my spinach salad.

Lynda said...

Those look delicious...I could go for one now for lunch!

Pam said...

I love hand pies. Yours look pretty and tasty.

The Blonde Duck said...

I. LOVE. THESE. GIMME. NOW.

burpandslurp said...

Ooh. Are they called "hand" pies because it is portable in the hand?

MaryBeth said...

YUMM-O..... I would take one minus the nuts. Looks Fabulous!!!

Donna-FFW said...

Oh yes these look wonderful. Id have mine with ice cream and whipped cream. I am a glutton,yeah more ways than one. Kidding.

♥peachkins♥ said...

I could use one of these..mmmm

foodcreate said...

I love this looks so delicious !


thanks for sharing your recipe:)


Have a great Day !

Sophie said...

Waw, Cheryl!! These look so damn tasty!!!

I so love your combination of yummie flavours!!

MMMMMMMMMMMMM,...beautifully presented too!

Spryte said...

I love hand pies and those sound great!!

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