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Chocolate-Cherry Hand Pies

Chocolate Cherry Hand Pies have an amazing sugary crust, this hand pie recipe uses boxed pie crust, chocolate chips, and frozen cherries!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Desserts & Sweets
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cherry hand pies, hand pie, hand pie recipe
Servings: 6
Calories: 562kcal


Hand Pie Crust

  • 2 pie crusts homemade or store bought

Cherry Pie Filling

  • 16 ounce bag frozen dark pitted sweet cherries
  • 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chunks or semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 3 tablespoons corn starch
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Cut Hand Pie Crusts

  • Cut the pie crusts into heart shapes using a large cookie cutter, paring knife, or heart hand pie press

Make Cherry Hand Pie Filling

  • In a small bowl, mix the cherries, chocolate, corn starch, sugar, lemon juice sea salt and vanilla extract.

Assemble and Bake Cherry Hand Pies

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Fill each hand pie with a small amount of filling about 5-6 cherries per pie, try to not overfill. Place your filling on the bottom crust, place top crust, and press in hand pie press or crimp the edges closed with a fork. Be careful to not overfill the press or pie hearts so they seal well.
  • Sprinkle each pie with sugar.
  • Bake 400 degrees for 20 minutes, on a parchment lined baking sheet until edges are golden brown.


Serving: 6g | Calories: 562kcal | Carbohydrates: 76g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 332mg | Potassium: 395mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 37g | Vitamin A: 64IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 4mg