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Kids Kitchen: Mini Pot Pies

by Deborah Song

Mini Pot Pie Recipe

Step 2 - Cut out dough rounds.

Roll out both piecrusts on floured surface. Cut out 12 round pieces using a 3-inch cookie cutter and another 12 round pieces using a 2-inch cookie cutter.

Step 3 -Spoon filling.

Press the 3-inch round cut outs into bottom of muffin pan. Place a spoon full of mixture into each muffin pastry.

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Step 4 -Cut out shapes in pie tops.

Mini Pot Pies

For these snowflake shapes, firmly press the snowflake plunger cutter into the center of each of the 2-inch rounds and cut out snowflakes.

Step 5 -Seal the potpies.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Mix the egg and 1 teaspoon of water in a small bowl. This will be your binding agent. Brush the edges of the pastry with the egg mixture. Place the 2-inch rounds on top.

Seal by pressing edges of dough pieces together. Using the edge of a mixing spoon (any rounded stick will do) press around the edges of the pie. Brush the tops of each pie with the beaten egg.

Step 6 -Bake.

Mini Pot Pies

Bake for 15 to 18 minutes, until tops are golden. Set aside and let cool for 10 minutes before serving.

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Deborah Song is a Canadian-born, Los Angeles-based writer, who obtained her master's in journalism from New York University. She is the founder of, and is passionate about helping parents find better work-life balance and proper support through community.

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