Air Fryer Hand Pies
So easy to make and super delicious, these Hand Pies made in the Air fryer are amazing. Perfect for Holiday parties, after school snacks or any get-togethers.
- 1 packet Pie Crust thawed completely
- 1/2 cup Corn kernels thawed or microwaved for 3-4 minutes
- 2 tbsp Salsa mild/medium/hot
- 2 tbsp Con Queso or use Taco/Mexican cheese
- 3-4 slices Jalapenos pickled or fresh, finely chopped
- 1 fat pinch Cayenne pepper powder
- 1/4 tsp Taco seasoning
Prepare the Pie Shells for Hand Pies
Whenever you plan to make this recipe, make sure to take out the frozen pie shell and thaw at room temperature. Or follow the instructions given on the package. 1 box has 2 pie shells. Open or roll out 1 shell. Cut out 3 inches circles out of it with a cookie-cutter.
You will get about 14-15 circles from each shell and a total of 28-30 circles from 2 shells. Set them aside.
Preparing the Mini Hand Pies
Place 1 tsp full of filling in the center of 1 pie circle. Now gently put another pie circle on top. Press down the corners tight either by a finger or a fork. (Watch the Video)
Air Fryer Option (watch the video)
Spray the basket of the air fryer with Oil Spray. Place 4-5 hand pies inside the basket. Cook them in the air-fryer for 10-12 minutes at 390*F or till you get the desired golden color on it. Flip it after 7-8 minutes for even cooking from both sides. These are ready.
INSTANT POT AIR FRYER LID OPTION
Some other Stuffing Suggestions
Now this recipe is Tex Mex flavored, but the possibilities are numerous. Here are some suggestions -1. Pizza filling with marinara, cheese, chopped vegetables 2. Broccoli & cheesePeas & spices 3. Spinach & cheese 4. Apples, sugar & cinnamon 5. Peaches & jam 6.chopped nuts, sugar, coconut and many more.
Can I freeze these?
You can prepare the pies and freeze them in a tray and then store them in the freezer friendly bag. Bake or cook as desired.
How to store the leftovers?