How to Make Pie Pockets

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How to Make Pie Pockets

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Things To Grab

  • Hy-Vee refrigerated pie crust dough (2)
  • Desired fillings
  • Water
  • Fork
  • Baking sheet
  • Parchment paper
  • Silicone pastry brush
  • 1 Hy-Vee large egg, beaten

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    Hand pies or pie pockets. Whatever you call them, learn how to make these desserts from scratch. Follow our step-by-step instructions below, and get the recipes for the crust and different fillings here.

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    1. Cut Rounds: Unfold 2 pie crusts. With a 3-1/2-inch round cutter, cut 6 rounds from each for a total of 12 rounds.

    2. Fill: Spoon desired filling onto centers of 6 rounds.

    3. Top Rounds: Lightly moisten dough edges around filling with water, place remaining rounds on fillings. Seal edges with fork.

    4. Brush on Egg: Cut vent holes in pocket tops, then lightly brush tops with beaten egg. Bake according to your favorite pie pocket recipe.