Fried Pineapple Basil Walnut Pies

Sherri Williams


I'm no baker nor do I have a sweet tooth. I'm always looking for a quick and easy dessert for family and friends. This is a no brainer, easy and delicious. I hope that you will try this. It's a great finger food dessert idea for parties. Cooking With Passion, sw:)

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18-20 mini pies
10 Min
5 Min


1 pkg
refrigerated pie crusts
1/2 c
pineapple, chopped
1/2 c
pineapple cream cheese
4 large
basil, fresh & chopped
1/3 c
1/3 c
chopped walnuts, divided


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1roll out pie crusts, cut into 3 inch rounds. this should make appromiately 18-20 pies

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2combine pineapple, cream cheese, basil & half of the walnuts in a mixing bowl

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3spoon about a teaspoon of mixture on pie crust round

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4fold each round in half. add a little water around the corners. pinch and crinkle to seal

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5deep fry each batch around 3 minutes or until golden brown. remove from oil and drain

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6drizzle with honey and sprinkle remaining walnuts on top. ENJOY!!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids