Simple strawberry hand pies are the cutest and simplest little portable pies perfect for sharing and devouring!

Strawberry Hand Pies Recipe - Simple strawberry hand pies are the cutest and simplest little portable pies perfect for sharing and devouring! // addapinch.com

Strawberry pie has always made one of my favorite pie recipes for spring and these little strawberry hand pies have to be about the cutest version of them!

They are just the perfect size for a sweet treat for breakfast, an afternoon snack, or dessert!

I love the combination of strawberries and almond. So, for these strawberry hand pies, I decided to bring those two flavors together. To make them, I started with my favorite pie crust recipe. Since I wanted to make sure the almond flavor was carried throughout the hand pies, I used White Lily’s Wheat and Almond Premium Flour Blend.

If you’ve not heard of the premium flour blends by White Lily, let me share just a little bit about them.

I was thrilled last year when I heard that White Lily was introducing new culinary-inspired flours to the market and couldn’t wait to try them. White Lily teamed up with Shepherd’s Grain farmers to produce their first premium, Non-GMO Project verified flour blends. These flours make me feel so much closer to the farm and farmer where the flour was grown, helping me understand how much care and attention goes into each bag before it ever reaches my home.

The new flours are all-purpose wheat flour, wheat and red grape seed flour blend, wheat and white grape seed flour blend, and then the wheat and almond flour blend that I used in this recipe. Each bag of flour can be easily traced back to the exact wheat grower in the Pacific Northwest who grew the wheat.

White Lily Wheat and Almond Flour Blend // addapinch.com

These new premium flours are easily used in your favorite savory and sweet recipes, since they have the same bake-up functionality as traditional all-purpose flour and are used as a cup-for-cup replacement in those recipes. Likewise, for this recipe, you can use all-purpose flour as well.

Strawberry Hand Pies Recipe - Simple strawberry hand pies are the cutest and simplest little portable pies perfect for sharing and devouring! // addapinch.com

Here’s my Strawberry Hand Pies recipe. I hope you enjoy them as much as we do!

Strawberry Hand Pies Recipe - Simple strawberry hand pies are the cutest and simplest little portable pies perfect for sharing and devouring! // addapinch.com

Strawberry Hand Pies Recipe

Simple strawberry hand pies are the cutest and simplest little portable pies perfect for sharing and devouring!
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Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Servings: 6
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch

Ingredients

Strawberry Filling:

  • 2 cups strawberries
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract or almond flavoring

Pie Crust:

Topping:

  • 2 tablespoons butter melted
  • raw or turbinado sugar for sprinkling

Instructions

  • Add strawberries, sugar and water to a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-low heat. Once it reaches a boil, reduce heat and allow to simmer for 10 minutes until thickened. Remove from heat, stir in vanilla extract and allow to cool.
  • Meanwhile, prepare pie crust according to recipe instructions. Roll pie crust to 1/8-inch thickness and cut with a 2-inch round cutter. Pull any scraps back together and reroll and cut until you have 12 circles. Arrange onto a rimmed baking sheet lined with a silicon baking mat or parchment paper. Cover with a damp cloth while the strawberries cool.
  • Once strawberries have cooled, spoon about 2 tablespoons of filling into the center of half of the circles of pie crust. Top with another circle of pie dough and seal edges with a fork. Cut three slits with a sharp knife into the top of the pie crust to allow steam to escape while baking.
  • Wrap well with plastic wrap and place into freezer for 15 minutes or until ready to bake.
  • Preheat oven to 400º F.
  • Remove plastic wrap from baking sheet, brush tops of each pie with melted butter and sprinkle with sugar. Place baking sheet into preheated oven. Bake until golden brown and bubbling, about 25 to 30 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool about 10 minutes before serving.
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Enjoy!
Robyn xo

 

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13 Comments Leave a comment or review

  1. I never quite know how to measure Strawberries…. When a recipe calls for 2 CUPS strawberries. is that cut up, diced, etc. in order to get the correct measurement. Seems if you just drop strawberries in a cup measure, there’s all that space around the strawberries. Also in the case of your recipie, you say to add the strawberries…. is that WHOLE? THANKS FOR YOUR REPLY.

    Haven’t made it yet, but had to Star it in order to send my comment

    1. Hi Jessica,
      Sure! Of course I’m a bit prejudice that my pie crust makes them even better 🙂 I hope you enjoy them!

    1. Hi Amy!
      If you’d like to try this wheat and almond flour blend, you can purchase directly from White Lily if it isn’t available in your local grocery stores.

  2. Hi Robyn,
    The recipe for the filling calls for 1 tsp vanilla extract, should I add it to the saucepan with the rest of the ingredients before the strawberries come to a boil? I can’t find that part in the instructions…
    Thank you so much for all your delicious recipes!!!

    1. Hi Cecilia,
      Thanks so much for catching that! You should add the vanilla extract to your strawberries as you remove them from the heat to cool. Thanks again! xo

  3. I made these yesterday and they were sooo good!! From the pie crust to the strawberry filling… And the size is just perfect!
    I decided to give it a try and made some with dulce de Leche instead of strawberry and they turned out delicious too!
    My family LOVED them! They’re all gone, so I’ll make some more tonight!
    Thank you for the recipe!!

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