These days practically every supermarket offers frozen puff pastry. For the best results, look for the brands that have the fewest ingredients and use real butter. Puff pastry is all about the butter, and that's the flavor you want to come through.
Recipe courtesy of Samantha Seneviratne
Save Recipe Print
Pear and Gruyere Hand Pies
Total:
1 hr 40 min
Active:
25 min
Yield:
12 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
1 hr 40 min
Active:
25 min
Yield:
12 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the pears and the thyme and cook until the pears are tender and any juice has evaporated, 4 to 6 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Transfer to a plate to cool completely. 

Working with 1 sheet of puff pastry at a time, on a lightly floured surface, roll the dough out to a 10-by-15-inch rectangle. Trim about 1/8 inch off of each edge. Cut the dough into 6 equal squares. Transfer the squares to a parchment-lined baking sheet. Repeat with the remaining dough. 

Brush a 1-inch border of egg on each square. Divide the cheese among the 12 squares. Then divide the pear mixture among the squares. Fold the squares over into triangles and press to seal with a fork. Transfer the pies to the freezer for 15 minutes. 

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. 

Brush the tops and sides of the pies with the egg. Cut a slit in each pie to allow steam to escape. Bake the pies until deep golden brown and puffed, 20 to 25 minutes, rotating halfway through. Transfer to a rack to cool slightly and serve warm.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Grilled Fish and Pineapple 01:02

Pineapple planks are your tasty solution for grilling fish filets.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Quick Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Recipe courtesy of Gale Gand

Strawberry Pretzel Pie

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Nectarine-Raspberry Slab Pie

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Chocolate-Cherry Lattice Slab Pie

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Tony's Chocolate Pecan Pie

Recipe courtesy of The Neelys

Sweet Potato Pie

Recipe courtesy of Dave Lieberman

Venita's Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Bourbon-Peach Hand Pies

Recipe courtesy of Samantha Seneviratne

Gruyere with Pear Confit

Recipe courtesy of Gale Gand|Julia Moskin|Rick Tramonto

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          The Pioneer Woman

          9:30am | 8:30c

          Cupcake Wars

          10am | 9c

          Cupcake Wars

          11am | 10c

          Cake Wars

          12pm | 11c

          The Pioneer Woman

          1:30pm | 12:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          2:30pm | 1:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          3:30pm | 2:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          4:30pm | 3:30c

          Chopped

          6pm | 5c

          Chopped

          7pm | 6c

          Chopped

          8pm | 7c

          Chopped

          9pm | 8c
          On Tonight
          On Tonight

          Beat Bobby Flay

          10pm | 9c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          10:30pm | 9:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          11:30pm | 10:30c

          Chopped

          12am | 11c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          1:30am | 12:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          2:30am | 1:30c

          Chopped

          3am | 2c

          Mystery Diners

          4:30am | 3:30c

          Get Cooking

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.