Gluten-Free Strawberry-Prune Hand Pies

Servings: 10-12

Ingredients

Filling    

  • 1/4 cup strawberry jam (no added sugar)
  • 1/2 cup Prune purée
  • 1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon

Pie

  •  2 cups gluten-free flour (preferably brown rice flower)
  •  1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  •  1/8 teaspoon salt
  •  6 tablespoons coconut oil
  •  ½ cup applesauce
  •  1/2 cup Prune purée
  •  1/4 cup ice cold water

Glaze

  •  1/4 cup Prune purée
  •  2 tablespoons melted coconut oil
  •  1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. For filling, combine jam, Prune purée, vanilla and cinnamon in a bowl. Combine flour, cinnamon and salt in a large bowl. Using a pastry cutter or knives to cut in coconut oil until well blended. Add applesauce, puréed prunes and water and mix well to form a dough. Turn dough onto lightly floured surface and knead for about a minute. Divide dough into 5-6 equal sections.  Divide each section of dough into two equal sections. Using hands, flatten each section into circles/ovals.  On one section spoon on about 1 tablespoon of filling and then top with other half. Press the sides of the pie down using a fork.  Repeat with remaining pies. Bake for about 20 minutes, or until golden. For glaze, combine all ingredients and top onto pies.