Simple Pumpkin Hand Pies Recipe

Pumpkin pie made EASY! These Pumpkin Hand Pies are a dream come true if you are looking to simplify pie-making. They are portable, easy to make and DELICIOUS!

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Before we moved into our new house, I envisioned the unpacking process going much more quickly and smoothly. Finding the perfect spot for every thing we own is kinda fun, but a total time sucker. It has left me with little time for much else. But I'm so excited about having a KITCHEN...I love it I love it I LOVE IT...so I have made time to do a bit of cooking and baking. I have been wanting to simplify pie-making for months and was super happy with how these Pumpkin Hand Pies turned out. No fork needed for these babies. Grab 'em straight from the baking sheet and sink your teeth in!

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Here's how good they were.. I had them sitting on a baking sheet on my stovetop just like in the top photo of this post. EVERY time I turned around one of my boys was stealing another bite. Then, the fatal blow. The dog jumped up and consumed what his eager little jaws could grab before being escorted outside.

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If you are asked to bring pumpkin pie to Thanksgiving dinner this year? I've got your back!

Have a great rest of your weekend!

Here are a few other pie hacks (you're welcome): Pumpkin Pie Bars, Pecan Pie Bars and Apple Pie Bars!

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Pie, Pumpkin, Treats
Dessert
American
Pumpkin Hand PiesPumpkin pie made EASY! These Pumpkin Hand Pies are a dream come true if you are looking to simplify pie-making. They are portable, easy to make and DELICIOUS!https://i1294.photobucket.com/albums/b612/meganporta/PumpkinHandPiesTHUMBNAIL_zpsqiyproqk.jpg2019-03-20
Yield: 4

PUMPKIN HAND PIES

Pumpkin pie made easy and forks not necessary!

prep time: 15 minscook time: 25 minstotal time: 40 mins

ingredients:

  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 refrigerated pie crusts, rolled out
  • 4 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Sugar and pumpkin pie spice, for sprinkling

instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray and set aside. In a medium bowl, combine pumpkin, sugar, pumpkin pie spice and cinnamon. Mix well.
  2. Place the pie crusts on a flat surface and cut each in half. Spoon 1/4 of the pumpkin mixture onto half of each half circle, leaving room for sealing edges. Spoon cream cheese onto remaining halves, also leaving room for sealing. Fold each half circle in half and seal edges.
  3. Place hand pies on prepared baking sheet and brush tops with beaten egg. Sprinkle with sugar and pumpkin pie spice and bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes, or until golden brown. Enjoy warm!
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