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Sweet Apple Hand Pies


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Serves 9 | Prep Time | Cook Time 20

Ingredients

1 pkg. frozen puff pastry (17 oz)
2 medium sweet red cooking apples, such as Rome Beauty, about 12
oz total
1/3 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
2 T. flour
1 t. grated lemon peel
1 t. fresh lemon juice
1 t. ground cinnamon
1/2 t. grated nutmeg
1 large egg, lightly beaten
Whipped cream (optional)


Thaw frozen pastry as pkg. directs. Meanwhile, peel, core and


coarsely chop


apples to measure about 2 cups. In bowl, toss apples with sugar,


flour,


lemon peel and juice, cinnamon and nutmeg. Heat oven to 375. On


lightly


floured surface, cut each pastry sheet into 9 squares (3 x 3"


each). In


center of each of 9 squares, put scant 1/4 cup apple mixture.


Brush edges of


squares with beaten eggs. Top each filled pastry square with


second square,


pressing edges with fingers to seal. Decorate borders by pressing


gently


with a fork. Using sharp knife, make 1" L-shaped cut in center of


each pie.


Fold back pastry flaps. Put pies on ungreased cookie sheet. Brush


with


beaten egg. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden. Serve warm or t


room


temperature with whipped cream if desired. Makes 9


Pairs Well With


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