Strawberry & Sesame Hand Pies

Flaky crust packed with sweet strawberry preserves and Simply Sesame.  Make up a batch for the busy school week. My son ate these every morning and then again as a snack after school!  Who doesn’t love a portable meal that is a hit with the kids?

Strawberry & Sesame Hand Pies | Bottom Left of the Mitten

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These hand pies are so easy to make and use just a few ingredients.  And let me tell you what made these even easier….my new mixer that I got for Christmas! It’s so beautiful.  Since getting it I’ve done some serious baking.  Enough of the admiration let’s get baking.

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Starting with the dough add the ingredients to a mixer.  Or you can mix this by hand as well~before I got my mixer I had no problem whipping up crust for my favorite homemade pizzas.  Check out my directions for a thicker crust on my White Chicken Pizza with Basil & Blackberry Sauce.  A thinner crust for this Pepper Steak Pizza. Or a the crust for a classic favorite, Chicago Deep Dish Pizza.  Either way, this crust turns out perfectly! I’m even using this same recipe to make a special treat soon for Mitten Movie Night.  When the dough has been mixed roll into a ball then onto some plastic wrap that has been lightly floured.  Put the dough into the refrigerate for 1 hour.

Strawberry & Sesame Hand Pies | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Once chilled it’s time to roll it out and cut into circles.  See my fancy cutter!  This was enough dough for 12 pies.  Take a spoonful of the strawberry preserves and place on one side of the dough then on top of that add the Simply Sesame (*note: Simply Sesame needs to be well stirred to make sure it’s not too runny).

Strawberry & Sesame Hand Pies | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Preheat the over to 375 degrees then line a pan with parchment paper.  Fold the top of the dough over then crimp the edges with a fork.  Some filling may eek out when baking that is why it’s crucial to use the parchment so you can have easy clean up.

Strawberry & Sesame Hand Pies | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Bake for 20 minutes.  Before the last 10 minutes is up melt a tablespoon of butter, take the pies out then brush the tops.  Put back into the over to finish.  When done please be aware not to take a giant bite right away since the filling can be H-O-T!  And here you are….

Strawberry & Sesame Hand Pies | Bottom Left of the Mitten

From our home in the Bottom Left of the Mitten to yours ~ Enjoy!

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Strawberry & Sesame Hand Pies
Flaky crust packed with sweet strawberry preserves and Simply Sesame. A portable meal that is a hit with the kids.
Strawberry & Sesame Hand Pies | Bottom Left of the Mitten
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Breakfast
Servings
pies
Ingredients
Pie Dough
Filling
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Breakfast
Servings
pies
Ingredients
Pie Dough
Filling
Strawberry & Sesame Hand Pies | Bottom Left of the Mitten
Instructions
Pie Dough
  1. Add all the dough ingredients to a mixer. Once the dough has been mixed roll into a ball then onto some plastic wrap that has been lightly floured. Put the dough into the refrigerate for 1 hour.
Filling
  1. Once chilled it's time to roll it out and cut into circles.
  2. Take a spoonful of the strawberry preserves and place on one side of the dough. On top of that add the Simply Sesame (*note: Simply Sesame needs to be well stirred to make sure it's not too runny) .
  3. Preheat the over to 375 degrees then line a pan with parchment paper.
  4. Fold the top of the dough over then crimp the edges with a fork.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes.
  6. Before the last 10 minutes is up melt a tablespoon of butter, take the pies out then brush the tops. Put back into the over to finish.
  7. Let them cool slightly. Enjoy!
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    Lynette Long
    January 9, 2017

    Though I have never heard of Simply Sesame, I’ll be looking for it on my next grocery trip! My husband would absolutely love these!

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      Erin@BottomLeftoftheMitten
      January 9, 2017

      Thank you! I think you will love it–very similar to Natural Peanut butter, so good.

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      Erin@BottomLeftoftheMitten
      January 13, 2017

      Thanks so much–Strawberry goes good with most everything.

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    Meg
    January 10, 2017

    I’ve never heard of Simply Sesame either but these look incredible. We would all love them!

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      Erin@BottomLeftoftheMitten
      January 13, 2017

      Thanks! Simple Sesame goes well with anything you would normally use Peanut Butter for. Very good.

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    Elaine @ Dishes Delish
    January 11, 2017

    I used to make something very similar, looking at your post and recipe, makes me want to make it again!! These ‘hand pies’ look so delicious!

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      Erin@BottomLeftoftheMitten
      January 13, 2017

      Thank you Elaine!

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      Erin@BottomLeftoftheMitten
      January 13, 2017

      Yes–they sure do go fast. Thanks!

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    Katrin
    January 12, 2017

    You make it look so easy! These little pies look so pretty!

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      Erin@BottomLeftoftheMitten
      January 13, 2017

      I appreciate it Katrin!

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      Erin@BottomLeftoftheMitten
      January 13, 2017

      Thank you Nicoletta! The dough is a cinch to make.

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