"These hand pies, also known as turnovers, look too perfect to be homemade. Any of your favorite pie fillings, both sweet and savory, will work. I hope you give this easy technique a try soon. Enjoy!" — Chef John
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prepared pie dough, cut into 4 pieces
green apples, peeled and cored
1 1/2 teaspoons
ground cinnamon, or to taste
water, or more if needed
white sugar, or as needed - divided
This recipe is amazing! I chose not to peel the apples in order to retain the nutrients. In the end, I suspect the filling would have been softer had I peeled them; however, I did not care for its extra effort. The next time I make this, I will add 3/4 t. ground nutmeg when adding the cinnamon for flavor.
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Delicious! I used macintosh apples instead (5 small/medium size) and made 8 turnovers with double the patry dough.
Make sure you make those vents good- 2 of my pies exploded haha That filling is delicious!!
I made them already about 5 times and my hole family loves them.
I loved this recipe. Not only was it so easy it was really yummy. I went apple picking at a farm and make some to give away to friends. They were really cute wrapped up in parchment paper with a little ribbon tie!
These are wonderful! I used 8 small freshly picked apples which yielded 3 cups of diced apples. I doubled all the other ingredients. I was able to make 4 hand pies each having 1/3 cup of cooked apples. I used Kroger brand 'unroll and bake pie dough' in the fridge section to save time! My kids made these and loved them. My kids used my 8.5" round cookie cutter to cut out dough. My husband keeps asking me to make them again! Very good! Great fall dessert!
Awesome recipe. The dough was amazing to work with and the pies came out not only beautiful but tasty!
Used puff pastry sheets, filling was A++. My brother raved they were the best turnovers he ever had. Used a simple confectionary sugar/milk/vanilla glaze. Awesome!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Apple Hand Pies
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 378
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