Desserts

Blackberry Turnovers (Hand Pies)

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Portable and very edible! These hand pies are great for on the go, or to keep portions controlled.

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2 to 2 and ½ cups blackberries, fresh or frozen (if frozen, thaw well before use, and thoroughly drain the liquid that comes off to avoid "pie soup")
? cup granulated sugar
½ teaspoon fresh lemon zest (optional)
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon cornstarch (for frozen, 2 tablespoons cornstarch)
1 double-crust pastry crust (try our flaky all-butter, flaky shortening, or use store bought)
1 egg, beaten, for egg wash (optional)
Granulated sugar, to dust (optional)
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Combine berries with sugar, zest, and cornstarch. If whole fresh berries, lightly mash to help release just a little bit of the juices. Let stand for at least 10 minutes while...
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Nutritions

Calories
80

Sodium
67mg
2% DV

Fat
4g
7% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
6g
2% DV

Fiber
0.5g
2% DV

Skip store-bought cans, because you can't beat the sweet, savory and smoky taste of homemade baked beans with bacon and molasses. The old-fashioned beans cook slowly in the oven for hours, developing a rich, thick sauce. Baked beans from scratch are the perfect side dish for your next cookout or potluck, and a simple lunch or dinner entrée when paired with cornbread or Boston brown bread!

1 lb. dried navy or Great Northern beans
1/2 lb. bacon
1 medium onion
1/2 c ketchup
3/4 c molasses
2 T apple cider vinegar
2 t dry mustard
2 c chicken broth
kosher salt and black pepper
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  • Place beans in a large bowl or pot. Cover with water by 2 inches. Cover and let stand overnight. Drain and rinse the beans.
  • Place the beans in a large pot and cover with fresh water (about 1...
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Nutritions

Calories
461

Sodium
983mg
40% DV

Fat
12g
19% DV

Protein
13g
26% DV

Carbs
73g
24% DV

Fiber
8g
34% DV