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Valentines Treat ~ CHERRY PIE HEART POPS #recipe

Cherry Tarts on a Stick
Course Dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6
Author Sarah

Ingredients

  • Pie Crust:
  • 1 1/4 cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sugar
  • 8 tablespoons Ice Water
  • Pie Filling:
  • Cherry Jam or other filling of your choice
  • Other ingredients and Materials:
  • 2 tablespoons White Sugar
  • 1 large egg with splash of water
  • Lollipop Sticks oven safe
  • Heart Shaped Cookie cutter or other shape for other occasions

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  2. To make pie crust: in a food processor pulse Flour, Salt, and sugar several times to blend. Add butter and pulse till resembles coarse meal. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons ice water. Pulse dough till it is crumbly but holds together when squeezed. If needed add two more tablespoons of ice water only one at a time till texture is reached. Don't over process.
  3. Roll out dough till it is smooth and about 1/4 inch thick
  4. Use cookie cutter to cut out shapes till you have 6 matching pairs
  5. Spoon the Cherry filling or other filling of choice into center of cut outs keeping the out side board clean of filling.
  6. Next firmly press down a lollipop end of the stick into the dough. And place the matching cutout on top.
  7. Using the tip of a fork gently pinch the two layers of dough tougher.
  8. Place lollipops on a baking sheet. Brush the top layer of dough with the egg and water mixture and sprinkle with the white sugar.
  9. Bake for 20 - 30 mins or until golden brown