Heart Shaped Mini Pie Press
1. Cut two pieces of dough using the bottom of the press as a pattern. Use fingers and press dough
2. Top with 2 tablespoons of filling to within 1/2 in. of edges.
3. Brush dough edges with egg wash and lay second piece of dough on top. Close press to crimp edges and seal pie. Trim excess dough if necessary.
4. Remove mini pie from press and bake or fry.
For Baking: Bake in preheated 400°F oven. Brush tops of pies with egg wash, pierce with a fork and sprinkle with sugar or herbs if desired. Bake 18-20 minutes or until golden.
For Frying: Fill a wide saucepan with 2 inches vegetable oil. Heat to 375°F on a deep frying thermometer. Fry pies in batches, turning once, about 2-4 minutes or until crust is golden. Drain on paper towels.
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