We’re moving right along through pie season, sharing plenty of tips on how to make the perfect pie and ideas for meal and pie pairings. If you still want to satisfy your pie craving but don’t feel like making a traditional pie, check out these 11 recipes for mini pies and hand pies.
1. MINI FRENCH SILK PIES
Enjoy all the taste of luscious French silk pie one bite-sized piece at a time. House of Yumm has practiced this recipe a few times until it’s just perfect. Find it here.
2. PUMPKIN HAND PIES
Nothing says fall like pumpkin. The filling in these hand pies has chopped walnuts mixed in, and the flaky crust is dunked in a maple glaze. Shugary Sweets has the recipe, get it here.
3. MINI CHERRY PIES
I think the most amazing part of these mini pies are the tiny lattices on top. OMG Chocolate Desserts has the recipe and how-to, get it here.
4. SALTED CARAMEL APPLE HAND PIES
Change up classic apple pie with these salted caramel apple hand pies. The dough recipe by Just a Taste is part puff pastry, part pie dough with some sour cream mixed in to add moisture. Get the recipe here.
5. MINI S’MORES PIES
Have s’mores anytime – no campfire required! This recipe from Tidy Mom makes six mini pies so everyone can enjoy their own. Get the recipe here.
6. STRAWBERRY HAND PIES
You’ll find these simple strawberry hand pies simply delicious. Inspired by Charm has the recipe, get it here.
7. MINI PECAN PIES
These mini pecan pies pack a lot of pecan pie taste! I’m willing to bet you can’t stop at just one. House of Yumm has the recipe, get it here.
8. CRANBERRY AND ORANGE HAND PIES
Here’s a pie combo you don’t see every time – cranberry and orange! Annie’s Noms has made a recipe that is quick and easy – store bought puff pastry means you could be snacking on these in about 30 minutes. Get the recipe here.
9. MINI KEY LIME PIES
OK…so key lime pie might be more fitting in the summer months, but I think any time is a good time for key lime pie. Liv for Cake has the recipe, get it here.
10. MINI PUMPKIN PIES
Enjoy classic pumpkin pie on a smaller scale. Wilton has the recipe, get it here.
11. NUTELLA AND CHOCOLATE PIE RECIPE
Refrigerated pie crust and a muffin pan are all you need to make these indulgent Nutella and chocolate mini pies. They look oh-so fancy and taste oh-so delicious. The Gunny Sack has the recipe and how-to, get it here.
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