Friday, December 2, 2011

Kiss Pies

 cut round circles around the kiss (I used a cookie cutter)
 gather up the edges to the middle
 pinch closed

 brush with egg whites and sprinkle with sugar, bake
 make sure you pinch them closed really well...or you some will open :(
 dust with powdered sugar
So simple, so easy, sooo good!

Kiss Pies
recipe adapted from Picky Palate

1 refrigerated pie crust, thawed
14 Hershey Kisses of choice
1 egg white whisked with 1 Tbsp water
Powdered sugar for dusting
1.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Roll out pie dough onto a lightly floured counter top.  Place 10 kisses around the edges of pie dough, about 2 1/2 inches apart . Take a knife and cut a 2 1/2-3 inch circle around kiss.  Fold half of pie dough around top of dough and pinch edge around top of kiss. Now, fold up both sides of remaining dough up to the tip of the kiss pinching edge. Now press together edges and form criss cross as shown . Continue cutting dough around kisses until all dough is used up.  I got about 14 rounds cut when I re-rolled my scraps.
2.  Brush all little pies with an egg white wash then sprinkle with granulated sugar.  Bake for 20-28 minutes or until little pies are golden.  Remove and let cool for 5 minutes before transferring to cooling rack.  Dust each with powdered sugar and serve.
about 14 little pies.
(I got 17 pies out of each round of pie dough)

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