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Sweet and savory hand pie recipes from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen

October 20, 2012|By Noelle Carter
  • Apple hand pies.
Apple hand pies. (Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles…)

This week, we're talking hand pies in the Saturday section:

"Take everything you love about pie — that rich, flaky crust cradling your favorite filling — and downsize it into a compact package. Behold the little wonder that is the hand pie. Convenient, simple and, dare I say it — terribly cute — it's pie's answer to the cupcake, without the fussy decorations.

"Best of all? Just like a cupcake, you don't have to share."

We've got tips on crust and fillings -- both sweet and savory -- along with recipes.

This week's recipes include:

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