Fried Cherry Hand Pies

It’s cherry season and you have an abundance of cherries. You have been searching for just the right recipe to use up all that ripe, fresh fruit. Well, look no further! I have a delicious recipe just for you!  This recipe for fried cherry hand pies is so quick and easy you won’t regret making them!

Delicious fried cherry hand pies!
Delicious fried cherry hand pies!

Don’t let your lack of fresh cherries or time to make a fresh cherry filling stop you from trying these simple fried pies. They’re just as good with a can of your favorite pie filling of any flavor! Because these fried pies are so simple you will want to whip up a batch every night!

Fried Cherry Hand Pies

Step 1

If using homemade filling prepare filling.

Fried Fresh Cherry Hand Pies recipe. Great way to use up all those ripe cherries! cautiouslyoptimistickitchen.com

 

Step 2

Cut crust into desired shape and size pieces. Spoon filling onto crusts.

Fried Fresh Cherry Hand Pies recipe. Great way to use up all those ripe cherries! cautiouslyoptimistickitchen.com

 

Step 3

Place a second crust onto filling or fold crust over filling. Press to seal edges.

Fried Fresh Cherry Hand Pies recipe. Great way to use up all those ripe cherries! cautiouslyoptimistickitchen.com

 

Step 4

Roll edges and place into oil to fry.

Fried Fresh Cherry Hand Pies recipe. Great way to use up all those ripe cherries! cautiouslyoptimistickitchen.com

 

Step 5

Remove from oil when golden brown and sprinkle with sugar.

Fried Fresh Cherry Hand Pies recipe. Great way to use up all those ripe cherries! cautiouslyoptimistickitchen.com

 

Step 5

Enjoy!

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Fried Cherry Hand Pies

Ingredients

  • 1 C Cherry Pie filling, homemade or canned
  • 2 Refrigerated pie crusts
  • oil for frying
  • sugar for garnish

Instructions

  • Cut pie crust into desired shape and size.
  • Top with filling.
  • Fold crusts over or top with a second piece of crust and seal edges.
  • Place pies into enough oil to cover entire pie.
  • Fry for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Remove from oil and sprinkle with sugar.
  • Let cool and enjoy!!
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However you decide to fill these pies they are irresistible! Be sure to check out my super simple cherry pie filling recipe too!

Let me know in the comments what your favorite fried hand pie flavor is! Be sure to pin this recipe for later when you have the chance to make these yummy hand pies!

Fried Fresh Cherry Hand Pies recipe. Great way to use up all those ripe cherries! cautiouslyoptimistickitchen.com

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