Date & Nut Hand Pies

This recipe for hand pies is perfect for using up any odds and ends you have leftover from other baking. Cut your pastry dough into circles and fill with date paste and your favorite nuts and spices. You can even include a little chopped apple or pear. These little gems are great with a morning cup of coffee or in the evening as a sweet snack.

Ingredients

  • pie dough
  • DateME Date Paste
  • chopped nuts (pecans, walnuts, etc.)
  • spices (cinnamon, cardamom, etc.)

Directions

Cut out dough into ~4 inch circles and top with 1 tsp. date paste and your favorite nuts and spices. Fold over, seal, and poke small vent holes in the top with a fork. Bake at 375 degrees F for ~30 minutes until golden brown.

If desired, brush with egg wash and sprinkle with coarse sugar before baking.

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