Mini Strawberry Hand Pies
They both look and sound delicious, and pretty easy to make. I am sharing it with you; although it is not likely a new idea, I haven't seen one using this "Strawberry Butter". It sounds a lot like jam...but you know when you say "the same, only different?!
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- pie crust, purchased or home made, uncooked
- 10 1/2 tsp
- strawberry butter (recipe below)
- egg yolk
- 1 tsp
- slow cooker strawberry butter-low sugar
- 2 qt
- strawberries, washed, hulled, and halved
- sugar to taste
1Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line a large baking sheet with parchment.
2Cut pie crust into 7 4 inch circles. Place 1½ tsps. of strawberry butter in the center of each circle. Moisten edge of the circle and fold over.
Crimp edges with the tines of a fork. Place on prepared baking sheet.
3Mix egg yolk with 1 tsp. water. Brush over pies. Sprinkle with sugar. Cut a small slit in each pie to vent, or cut tiny crows feet. Bake for approximately 10 minutes or until golden brown and filling is bubbly.
4Slow Cooker Strawberry Butter
5Put strawberries into a slow cooker. Cook on high approximately 2 hours. With a spoon, break the berries apart if they are still intact. Stir in sugar. Cook on high another 2 hours, stirring occasionally.