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Loaded Potato Mini Hand Pies

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"These mini hand pies are like a loaded baked potato encased in a buttery flaky crust! Great for snack time or a light lunch. Serve with additional sour cream for dipping, if desired."
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1 h servings 221
Original recipe yields 12 servings (12 mini pies)


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  1. Place bacon in a nonstick pan and cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until fat begins to render, about 3 minutes. Add green onions and cook until bacon is crisp, about 1 minute more. Transfer to a plate using a slotted spoon.
  2. Add potatoes to the same pan and stir to coat with bacon grease. Cook over medium-high heat for 4 minutes, stirring occasionally to keep them from sticking. Remove from heat and cover with a lid. Let cool.
  3. Stir bacon and green onions into the cooled potatoes; add Cheddar cheese and sour cream. Season with pepper.
  4. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  5. Unroll pie crusts on a flat work surface. Cut out 24 circles using a 3-inch biscuit cutter or glass. Place a spoonful of the potato filling in the center of 12 of the circles, keeping the filling away from the edge of the dough. Cover with remaining circles, pressing tops down lightly.
  6. Pick up a hand pie and pinch the edges together to seal. Return to the work surface and use a fork to crimp the edges together. Place on the prepared baking sheet. Repeat with the remaining pies.
  7. Brush beaten egg over the pies using a pastry brush.
  8. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, 18 to 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 221 calories; 14.2 17.9 5.4 26 260 Full nutrition

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These pastries are very good. I will make it again. I think with a side of salad these can make a tasty light lunch. UPDATE: I had leftover filling so I experimented using it to fill puff pastry...

I love this recipe, however I did add some green peppers, celery, and some mushrooms. It add more depth and flavor to the pies(