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Chocolate Peanut Butter Hand Pies

Summary

Nutter Butters make these sweet pies yummy treats everyone will love

What You Need

  • 1 pkg. (14.1 oz.) ready-to-use refrigerated pie crusts (2 crusts)
  • 2-1/2 milk chocolate bars (1.55 oz. each), divided
  • 8 NUTTER BUTTER Cookies (peanut shape), each cut into thirds
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 Tbsp. sugar

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 400°F.
  2. Use 2-1/2-inch cookie cutter to cut 1 pie crust into 24 rounds, rerolling scraps as needed; place in single layer on parchment-covered baking sheets.
  3. Cut each of 2 chocolate bars into 12 rectangles. Place 1 EACH chocolate piece and cookie piece on each pastry round; brush edges of pastry with egg.
  4. Cut remaining pastry sheet into 24 rounds; place over topped pastry rounds on baking sheets. Seal edges with fork. Brush with remaining egg; sprinkle with sugar.
  5. Bake 10 to 12 min. or until golden brown. Cook 5 min. on baking sheets. Remove to wire racks; cool additional 5 min.
  6. Microwave remaining chocolate in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 30 sec. or until almost melted; stir until completely melted. Drizzle over pies. Serve warm.
  7. Tips: Size Wise: Balance out your food choices throughout the day so you can enjoy one of these hand pies.
  8. Note: For best results, keep second pie crust in refrigerator until ready to use. Also, place baking sheets with topped pastry rounds in refrigerator until ready to top with the remaining pastry rounds.
  9. Make Ahead: Prepare pies as directed but do not bake. Freeze in single layer on baking sheets, then transfer to airtight container and freeze up to 1 week . When ready to bake, heat oven to 375°F. Place pies on prepared baking sheets. Bake 18 to 20 min. or until golden brown. No need to thaw before baking.
Cooking time (duration)

Prep: 35 min. Total: 1 hr. 15 min.

Number of servings (yield)

24 servings

Category

Snack

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