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Cherry Hand Pies

Bite into summer with these delicious Cherry Hand Pies! The buttery crust is filled with fresh cherries and baked to perfection, making for a flaky and fruity treat.

Tasty Team
92% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Cherry Hand Pies

Under 30 minutes


for 18 servings

  • 10 oz frozen pitted cherry (285 g), 1 bag
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons cornstarch
  • ¼ teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 lb frozen puff pastry (455 g), 2 sheets
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • raw sugar

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 158
  • Fat 10g
  • Carbs 15g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugar 3g
  • Protein 2g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Combine cherries, sugar, cornstarch, almond extract, and lemon juice in a saucepan. Cook over low heat for 5-10 minutes, crushing the cherries with a spoon and stirring occasionally.
  2. Remove from heat and let cool.
  3. Preheat oven to 425˚F (220˚C).
  4. Roll out the puff pastry. Using a cookie cutter, cut 9 rounds out of each sheet of pastry.
  5. Fill each round with a spoonful of cherry filling. Fold in half over the filling and pinch closed with your fingers, followed by a fork.
  6. Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Brush with egg wash and sprinkle with raw sugar.
  7. Bake 10-12 minutes until golden brown and puffy.
  8. Cool slightly and serve with a cup of coffee.
  9. Enjoy!
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Cherry Hand Pies