mini pies-2
Baking, Food, Recipes, Sweet

VeganMoFo Day 21: Mini Pie Pockets & An Easy Fruit Pie Filling Recipe

October 21, 2012

Okay, I’ve said it before. I’m not a huge pie fan. Plus, my grandmother was the pie master so I can’t live up to it anyway. And since I don’t love pie, I don’t really try much. However, I went to a baby shower yesterday and the theme was “dumplings”. So my mind wandered to sweet dumplings and mini pie pockets so I knew I had to make a few.

For mini pie pockets I cook the filling first. For pies like cherry or blueberry that is normal but I’ve never really cooked an apple pie filling until today. It was weird but I wanted to make sure the apples were soft and there was a bit of pie goo in each one. I made two flavours, cherry and apple. some of them exploded and after the initial pie dough roll the next ones were a mess. Oh well. I got some good looking ones and some “testers”.

The cherry ones looked like little freaky ghosts. At least to me. I’m easily entertained. As I was looking back to see how to make my fruit pie filling I realized I never posted my recipe on this blog. I cooled the fruit after cooking it so that it wouldn’t affect the pie crust when squishing it to make dumplings. Here it is:

Easy Fruit Pie Filling Recipe

Easy Fruit Pie Filling Recipe


  • 500g fruit
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 Tbs cornstarch


  1. Cook the fruit in the water for 10-15 minutes. Mix the sugar and the cornstarch together before adding it to the fruit. Stir in the dry mixture and keep stirring until it thickens.

You Might Also Like

No Comments

Leave a Reply

CommentLuv badge