Strawberry-Thyme Hand Pies

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Delightful Desserts!


1 ½ cups flour

½ tsp sugar

¼ tsp salt

½ cup chilled unsalted butter, cut into cubes


Flour for dusting

2 cups sliced strawberries (about 10oz)

2 Tbsp. fresh thyme leaves

1 tsp. lemon zest

1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice

¼ cup sugar

¼ tsp salt

1 large egg whisked with water for egg wash

1 Tbsp sugar for dusting

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees

  2. Combine dry ingredients for flour and mix in butter pieces until “wet sand” texture, set aside to chill

  3. Slice strawberries, grate lemon zest, juice lemon, remove thyme leaves from stem

  4. Combine all wet ingredients together in bowl and mix gently, but thoroughly

  5. Roll out dough into ¼ inch thickness (or pat with hands into small thing rounds) and cut out circles about 3 inches in diameter

  6. Take a small spoon of filling and place in the center of one dough circle, place second circle on top and secure edges by pressing down fork

  7. Brush egg wash over top of hand pies and dust with sugar

  8. Bake 15-25 minutes until golden brown