New This Month

Watch

Cherry-and-Cream-Cheese Hand Pies

Recipe photo courtesy of Kate Mathis

A cross between a sour cherry pie and a cheese Danish, these flaky pastries are the perfect way to showcase the ephemeral summer fruit.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, June 2017
Total Time Prep Yield

Ingredients

Directions

Variations

Strawberry: Start recipe with 10 ounces strawberries, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (1 3/4 cups). In step 1, cook 11/4 cups fruit with 3 tablespoons sugar, 4 tablespoons flour, and a pinch of salt. Replace lime juice and zest with orange juice and zest.

Mixed Berry: Start recipe with 10 ounces berries (1 3/4 cups). In step 1, cook 1 1/4 cups fruit with 1/3 cup sugar, 4 tablespoons flour, and a pinch of salt.

Apricot: Start recipe with 10 ounces apricots (3 large or 5 small), cut into a 1/2-inch dice (1 3/4 cups). In step 1, cook 1 1/4 cups fruit with 1/3 cup sugar, 4 tablespoons flour, and a pinch of salt.

Peach: Start recipe with 10 ounces peaches (2 medium), cut into a 1/2-inch dice (1 3/4 cups). In step 1, cook 1 1/4 cups fruit with 3 tablespoons sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, and a pinch of salt. Replace lime juice and zest with lemon juice and zest.

Plum-Blueberry: Start recipe with 6 ounces plums (1 to 2, preferably Italian prune), cut into a 1/2-inch dice (1 cup); and 4 ounces blueberries (3/4 cup). In step 1, cook 1 1/4 cups fruit with 6 tablespoons sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, and a pinch of salt. Replace lime juice and zest with lemon juice and zest.

Cook's Notes

For the flakiest results possible, use all-butter puff pastry and chill it twice: once in the fridge before filling, and again in the freezer after assembly and before baking.

Similar Recipes

Reviews

5
4
3
2
1
3
How would you rate this recipe?
3

I'm in the mood for:

{{mainDropdownTitle}}
  • breakfast
  • lunch
  • dinner
  • dessert
  • an appetizer
  • a cocktail
{{secDropdownPreword}} {{secDropdownTitle}}
  • that's eggy
  • that's fruity
  • that's hearty
  • that's healthy
  • that's simple
  • that's a smoothie
  • that's a casserole
  • that's off the beaten path
  • that's light
  • that's packable
  • that's speedy
  • that's warming
  • that's kid-friendly
  • that's comforting
  • that's quick
  • that's healthy
  • that's a sunday dinner classic
  • that's vegetarian
  • that's seasonal
  • that's chocolaty
  • that's an american classic
  • that's easy
  • that's fruity
  • that's salty and sweet
  • that's over the top
  • that's crowd pleasing
  • that's simple
  • that's for a cocktail party
  • that's a dip or spread
  • that's healthy
  • that's cheesy
  • that's shaken not stirred
  • that's bubbily
  • that's good for a crowd
  • that's ideal for brunch
  • that's seasonal
  • that's simple
  • that's artisanal
See Recipes