Supreme Pizza Hand Pies Recipe

Even better than carryout pizza is carrying pizza in these handy little hand pies.
  • Ready in: 45 minutes
  • Prep time: 20 minutes
  • Chill/Cook time: 25 minutes
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  • Servings: Makes 6 servings

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ingredients

  • 8 ounces ground Italian turkey sausage or pork sausage
  • ½ cup chopped green bell pepper, optional
  • ½ cup chopped onion, optional
  • ½ (8 ounce) package cream cheese, cubed
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 packet Cheesy Pizza Warm Dip Mix
  • 1 (4 ounce) can mushrooms pieces and stems, drained, optional
  • 1 (2.25 ounce) can sliced black olives, drained, optional
  • 1 (17.3 ounce) package frozen puff pastry sheets, thawed
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted

cooking methods

  • Bake

directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. In large skillet, cook and crumble sausage, peppers and onions until cooked through and no longer pink, about 6-8 minutes. Drain off liquid.
  2. Reduce heat to medium-low. Stir in cream cheese, mozzarella cheese and Cheesy Pizza Warm Dip Mix. Simmer until melted, stirring frequently, about 2-3 minutes. Stir in mushrooms and olives, if desired. Cool slightly.
  3. Cut sheets of thawed puffed pastry into 3 sections each. Divide meat mixture among the puffed pastry sections, placing in the center. Stretch and fold pastry over and seal edges with a fork.
  4. Place on a greased large rimmed baking sheet. In small bowl, combine melted butter and Garlic Garlic Seasoning. Brush mixture on hand pies. Bake 15-18 minutes or until lightly browned. Let stand 5 minutes* before serving.
Makes 6 servings.

Serve with fresh veggies and dip.

Wine Pairing: Chianti

*Caution: Filling will be very hot, use caution when eating.

Nutrition per Serving:
Calories
: 640 Total Fat: 47g Sat. Fat: 25g Cholest: 90mg Sodium: 1,220mg Carbs: 40g Fiber: 3g Sugar: 6g Protein: 18

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from First time preparing this Not only are they delicious, they look like you spent a lot more time on them than it really takes. My picky eater hubbie loved them - fantastic flavor! I served a small tossed salad with them and it was a perfect meal.
Date published: 2018-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Delicious, easy to make! I used low fat mozzarella and cream cheese, half the sausage and added turkey pepperoni. Amazing flavor!
Date published: 2018-09-03
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