Blackberry Hand Pies Recipe

Yields: 4-6 pies


1 1/2 Cups
Emergency Essentials Freeze Dried Marion Blackberries
2/3 Cup
Emergency Essentials Small Apple Slices
1/8 teaspoon
Emergency Essentials Premium Korintji Cinnamon
1/4 Cup
Emergency Essentials White Sugar
1 T
Emergency Essentials Cornstarch
1/2 Cup
drained water from reconstituting fruit, divided.


  1. Reconstitute blackberries and apples; drain, reserving abut 1/2 cup of water
  2. Chop reconstituted apples into small pieces.
  3. Place fruit in medium-sized, heavy saucepan over medium heat.
  4. Add cinnamon and sugar, and about 1/4 cup of saved water.
  5. Cook, stirring often, until fruit is soft and most of the water is absorbed.
  6. In a separate bowl, mix cornstarch with the other 1/4 cup of reserved water.
  7. Add to fruit mixture and stir well. Continue cooking for a few minutes until the filling thickens.
  8. Set aside to cool, then chill until ready to use.


1 1/4 Cups
Emergency Essentials White Flour
2 tablespoons
Emergency Essentials Shortening Powder
3 to 6 tablespoons
Ice Water
Emergency Essentials Iodized Salt
6 Tablespoons
Red Feather Butter, chilled and cut into small pieces


  1. Whisk shortening powder and salt with flour in a mixing bowl.
  2. Blend butter into dry ingredients using a food processor, pastry tool, fork, or by rubbing the mixture between your finger until the consistency resembles a coarse meal with only pea-sized lumps of butter left in it.
  3. Add ice water gradually until dough can easily form a ball that can be kneaded.
  4. Wrap dough ball in plastic and chill until ready to use - at least an hour, or up to a day.

Cinnamon Sugar Egg Wash:

Emergency Essentials Egg White Powder, reconstituted to make one egg
Cinnamon sugar into reconstituted egg to taste.


  1. Reconstitute Egg White Powder according to package directions to make one eggs worth
  2. Sprinkle cinnamon sugar into reconstituted egg to taste.

  3. Assembling the Hand Pies:

    1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
    2. Roll out dough onto a floured surface to 1/8 inch thick. Using a knife or pastry wheel, cut 5 inch circles. Spoon a heaping tablespoon of filling onto the center of your circle. Fold dough over filling and seal shut by pressing the edges well with your fingers. Fold the edges over 1/4 inch and press with the tines of a fork. Re-roll dough scraps and repeat process until dough is gone.
    3. Place hand pies on a floured pan, or on a parchment paper covered cookie sheet. Brush each pie with cinnamon sugar egg wash. Bake at 375 for 30-35 minutes or until pies are golden brown.
    4. Enjoy!

    5. Adapted form
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Blackberry Hand Pies Recipe

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