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Blueberry Hand Pies

These blueberry hand pies combined homemade filling with store-bought crust for a simple recipe that tastes completely homemade.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 10 Hand Pies
Calories 185kcal


  • Heavy bottom saucepan
  • parchment paper
  • baking sheet
  • cooling rack
  • small bowl
  • Wooden spoon
  • Rolling Pin


  • 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • Zest of one lemon
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 3 tablespoons Mascarpone cheese
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch + ¼ cup water
  • 1 store bought pie crust package with 2 crusts
  • 1 egg + 1 tsp water
  • 2 tablespoons Sugar in the raw or any sugar


  • Preheat the oven to 375
  • Cook berries, lemon juice, and sugar in a heavy bottom skillet on medium high heat. After about 4-5 mins, smash up the berries.
  • Mix the cornstarch and water together creating a slurry.
  • Pour that mixture over into the pot and stir.
  • Cook on medium low heat allowing it to reduce to a jam consistency. Let sit for 7-10 mins.
  • Using a small bowl and a knife, cut out circles of the pie crust.
  • Make the circles as close together as possible.
  • Roll up any additional dough and roll it out to make more circles.
  • Place dough on parchment lined trays.
  • Create an Egg wash (1 egg + 1 tsp water) to seal.
  • Fill each circle with 1 tsp jam + 1 tsp mascarpone cheese.
  • Fold over and close with fork
  • Vent the top of the crust with a small slit.
  • Brush the top with egg wash and Sprinkle with sugar.
  • Bake at 375 to 20-25 mins.


Be careful to not overfill your hand pies or the filling will ooze out as they bake. 


Serving: 1Hand Pie | Calories: 185kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.002g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 79mg | Potassium: 46mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 103IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg