Apple Hand Pies

SERVES 8 Persons  PREPARATION TIME 10 min.
COOKING TIME 28 min. 

INGREDIENTS

FOR THE FILLING:

  • 4 large green apples (i.e. golden delicious), peeled and diced
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tbs coconut or brown sugar
  • ½ tsp vanilla essence

FOR THE PASTRY:

  • 4 shortcrust pastry sheets, thawed
  • ¼ cup milk

METHOD

  1. Preheat oven to 180◦C.
  2. Place TupperChef™ Baking Sheet on an oven tray.
  3. Place all ingredients for the filling into the Micro Pressure Cooker; gently mix.
  4. Securely cover and lock the Cooker. Place into the microwave and cook at 900 watts for 8 minutes. Remove the Cooker from the microwave and leave to rest until the pressure indicator drops.
  5. Using the round side of the Pie Maker, cut rounds out of the pastry sheets. Repeat this process until you have 16 pastry rounds.
  6. Place a round on each clam side of the Pie Maker. Place 2 heaped tablespoons of filling into the bottom round. Close the Pie Maker, pressing tightly to seal. Place hand pie on the Baking Sheet. Repeat process until 8 hand pies have been assembled.
  7. Brush hand pies with milk. Place into the oven and bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown*.

Tupper Tips:

  • If using a fan forced oven, cooking time may be less.