Easy As Pie

Need to find a good, inexpensive gift in time for Valentine’s Day? Here are a few easy recipes you can make for or with your significant other.

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Mini Heart Cherry Pies

Ingredients:

  • 1 box Refrigerated Pie Crust
  • 11 oz Cherry Pie Filling (you can also use different flavors)
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tbsp Milk
  • White Sparkling Sugar
  • Heart Shaped Cookie Cutter
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Using a cookie cutter, you should get 8-10 pies from 1 box of crusts.
  3. Cut as many shapes as you can get rerolling scraps as needed.
  4. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  5. Mix together egg and milk to make an egg wash.
  6. Place half of the hearts on prepared pan(s).
  7. Use egg wash to wet the edges of the hearts.
  8. Place a small amount of the pie filling in the center of each.
  9. Make a small x cut in the center of the remaining half of the hearts.
  10. Place an x heart on top of each filled heart and press and crimp edges.
  11. Brush sealed pie with egg wash and dust with sparkling sugar.
  12. Bake for 14-16 minutes until crust is browned.
  13. Allow to cool.

 

Cupid Floats

Ingredients:

  • Vanilla ice cream
  • Strawberry Soda
  • Heavy cream & Sugar to make homemade whipped cream (or you can use store-bought whipped cream)
  • Maraschino Cherries (optional)
  1. Place 2 scoops of vanilla ice cream in a glass.
  2. Slowly add strawberry soda (it will foam up quite a bit!)
  3. Top with whipped cream and a cherry (optional).
  4. Serve with long spoon and straw