Sunday, June 28, 2009

Mini Pie Recipe!

Hi all! Well here is the pie recipe I used this weekend for the mini pies I served at tea (see post below). I changed mine up a bit and used canned raspberries, I believe it was the 24 ounce can, instead (and did not add any fresh raspberries).

MINI CHERRY PIE (by Country Living Magazine)

2 package(s) (15-ounce) Pillsbury Pie Crusts
3 cup(s) canned, drained tart cherries
1 cup(s) fresh raspberries
1 1/4 cup(s) sugar
1/2 teaspoon(s) vanilla
1/4 teaspoon(s) cinnamon
1/4 cup(s) cornstarch
1/8 teaspoon(s) salt
5 teaspoon(s) cold butter, divided

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cut eight 6-inch circles from the two packages of Pillsbury Pie Crusts (gather and reroll scraps as needed). Fit five 4 1/2-inch mini pie pans with 5 dough rounds. Cut 2 1/4-inch stars from center of remaining 3 dough rounds; set aside.

Combine cherries with raspberries; then stir in sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, cornstarch, and salt.

Pour filling into prepared pie pans; dot each pie with 1 teaspoon cold butter. Cover 3 pies with reserved dough circles; crimp edges. Top remaining 2 pies with star cutouts (for perfect stars, bake separately on a parchment-lined pan until golden, 5 to 8 minutes). Bake pies until filling is bubbling, 35 to 40 minutes.

I wasn't so fancy with the edging..and just folded the crust in like little tarts. :)

These are SO EASY and fast to make for last minute company!


dustjacket attic said...

Ohh thankyou for the recipe.xx

Zaroga said...

Sounds great and would probably work with most any fruit. Thank you!

Anya said...

I will try it .......

hugs purss
Kareltje =^.^=
Anya :)

Maggi said...

Yay, thanks for sharing the recipe, these look so fun!

Tutta la Storia said...

Very cute! I made tarts with James a few weeks ago--I wonder where I could get these little tartlet pans?

Randi Troxell said...

oh it looks so good but SO good too!

blushing rose said...

Now I know where I saw this ... TY
TTFN ~ Marydon

Angie said...

The pie looks cute. I always put heart on top of my pies because I can't get the second pie crust on top without breaking it into a hundred little pieces. So I cut out hearts or flowers to try to make it look like I meant to do that.

The Blonde Duck said...

That's so cute! I made mini pies for my post Thursday! Twinkies!

Anonymous said...

Can you just make some for me, hon? ;) Then come on over with Quincy and we'll have ourselves a lovely tea party!