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AlohaJPark
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Pumpkin Hand Pies
So glad I found this recipe because I love samosas and this pumpkin hand pie reminds me of them. It's not your traditional sweet pie, but I love the kick of spice and the portable-size. Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 (15-ounce) box frozen pie crusts (to make 2 9-inch crusts) 3/4 cup pumpkin puree 1/3 cup sugar, plus more for sprinkling 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg Pinch salt Flour for rolling 1 egg, beaten Instructions: 1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Defrost the pie crusts. 2. Put the pumpkin in a small bowl and stir in the sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and salt. 3. Sprinkle a little flour on a clean work surface and unroll one of the pie crusts. Roll it a little thinner to widen it and cut 6-inch circles out of the dough using a large round cookie cutter or the tip of a paring knife. Use a spatula to transfer the circles to a baking sheet. Gather the scraps, reroll and cut to make 3 more circles. 4. Put a heaping teaspoon of filling in the center of each circle on the baking sheet. Fold over the crust to make a half circle, and press the edges tightly together with the tines of a fork. Repeat with the remaining pie crust and filling on a second baking sheet. 5. Brush each pie with beaten egg and poke a few hole in the top with the fork. Sprinkle each one lightly with sugar to add a little shine. Bake for 15 minutes, until golden brown. Serve warm or at room temperature.
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I love this. When I was working at Starbucks, we used to sell pumpkin empanadas that sound really really similar to ths recipe. (But I'll admit, this recipe is probably MUCH tastier!)
Every Tuesday at UCSD there is a farmer's market booth that sell Ethopian samosas and I love it. Especialy the spinach, curry potato and coconut filling. I'm so curious about this pumpkin hand pie! It sounds delicous.
Wow. This looks great. I regret scrolling through the baking page while hungry. My stomach is not cooperating.