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Strawberry Hand Pies with Chocolate

When special occasions (or a Friday night movie night) calls for a sweet treat, turn to these easy Strawberry Hand Pies!

Using store-bought refrigerated pie crusts makes these delicious, perfectly-portioned desserts a breeze (you can also sub in your favorite homemade pie crust).

Filled with fresh strawberries and a little chocolate, no one in the family will be able to turn these down.

Nutrition Tip: Young kids can get all the immune-boosting vitamin C they need in a day with just three medium strawberries!

Strawberry Hand Pies with Chocolate

Strawberry Hand Pies with Chocolate

When special occasions (or a Friday night movie night) calls for a sweet treat, turn to these easy Strawberry Hand Pies! Using store-bought refrigerated pie crusts makes these delicious, perfectly-portioned desserts a breeze (you can also sub in your favorite homemade pie crust). Filled with fresh strawberries and a little chocolate, no one in the family will be able to turn these down.

Yield: 10
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 package refrigerated pie crust dough
  • 2 cups finely chopped strawberries
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1 large egg white, beaten

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. Mix strawberries, sugar and cornstarch in large bowl. Set aside.
  3. Roll dough out on lightly-floured surface. Use small bowl or glass (about 3½ inches in diameter) to cut out 20 rounds. Reroll scraps as necessary.
  4. Place 10 dough circles on parchment-lined baking sheet. Fill center with strawberries and chocolate chips. Wet rim of dough with water. Top with second dough circle and press edges firmly to seal or use a fork to seal edges. Brush with egg whites.
  5. Bake 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Let cool before serving.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 10
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 131Total Fat: 6gCholesterol: 6mgSodium: 114mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 0gSugar: 7gProtein: 2g

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Amber Gray

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Amber Gray

Amber is the new mom to a baby girl and navigating the world of diapers, first foods and very little sleep. She has been a part of the Produce for Kids team for 9 years, overseeing all digital marketing efforts including digital partnerships, content strategy, social media, website and email marketing. A passion for healthy cooking was instilled in her at a young age, cooking alongside her mom and sister in the kitchen. Her passion for cooking, food and photography has also brought her behind the lens to develop and photograph recipes for Produce for Kids and partners.

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