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These Mini Cherry Pies are flaky, sweet and delicious with a beautiful heart shape. They’re perfect for Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day or any special occasion!

Mini Cherry Pies made in a heart shape and dusted with powdered sugar for a winning presentation

When you’re looking for a fun pie recipe, these mini cherry pies are absolutely luscious. We’ve used an easy homemade cherry pie filling in the middle for a burst of fruit flavor. Serve them on their own for dessert or combine with whipped cream or ice cream!

This recipe is a smaller version of classic cherry pie. If you want a bite-size variation, try our cherry pull apart pie.

How to Make Mini Cherry Pies

To make them, you’ll need a baking sheet and a heart-shape cookie cutter. I recommend a 3.75 or 4 inch size, but you can go slightly smaller or larger if that’s what you have.

They’re super-easy to make using refrigerated pie crusts (I used Pillsbury but any brand will do). If you want to make it from scratch, follow our homemade pie crust recipe.

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Mini Cherry Pies

These Mini Cherry Pies are flaky, sweet and delicious with an adorable heart shape.
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 35 mins
Servings: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 pie crusts, I used Pillsbury but you can also make your own pie crust
  • 1/2 cup fresh cherries, pitted and chopped
  • 1/2 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • powdered sugar, for serving

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a nonstick baking mat and set aside.
  • On a work surface, roll out the first pie dough on a work surface to about 1/8-inch thickness. Use a heart shaped cookie cutter to form 6-8 heart shapes. Arrange the heart cutouts on the baking sheet.
  • Repeat the cutouts with the second pie crust and add to the baking sheet to make 12-16 in total.
  • In a small bowl, mix the chopped cherries and sugar.
  • Add a tablespoon each of ricotta cheese and the cherry mixture onto half of the heart shapes. Place the remaining hearts on top and seal the edges tightly with your fingers.
  • Brush the tops with melted butter and bake for 18-22 minutes or until flakey and golden.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes. Dust with powdered sugar before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Mini Cherry Pies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 325 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Fat 22g34%
Saturated Fat 8g40%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.04g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.3g
Cholesterol 7mg2%
Sodium 418mg17%
Potassium 22mg1%
Carbohydrates 31g10%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 50IU1%
Vitamin C 0.8mg1%
Calcium 20mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Author: Cindy
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: mini cherry pies
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