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I just have to tell you how much I love this cookbook already.  Like I mentioned yesterday, I haven’t felt quite like myself lately.  I’m ready for this baby to come, and my energy is lacking.  And making a dessert when you have no energy is not the easiest feat.  Along comes this cookbook.  4 ingredients equals super easy (and delicious!) desserts!!  This one took no more than 15 minutes to put together, and the end result was delicious!!  They are definitely best when they are still warm from the oven, but even later, they were still good.  They are the perfect size for a wonderful little sweet treat.

Banana-Brown Sugar Pie Pockets | www.tasteandtellblog.com

Banana-Brown Sugar Pie Pockets
from Desserts 4 Today

serves 8

1 medium banana, very ripe
2 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar, divided
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 sheet premade pie dough

Heat the oven to 400F.  Line 1 large cookie sheet with a nonstick liner.

In a small bowl, mash the banana, 1 tablespoon of the brown sugar, and the vanilla with a fork until blended.

Carefully unfold or unroll the pie dough.  Using a 4-inch round cookie cutter, cut out 5 rounds.  Peel away the scraps and pile them together.  Using a rolling pin, roll the dough to a 1/4-inch thickness.  Cut out 3 more rounds.

Place about a tablespoon of the banana filling on the center of each round.  Using your finger, brush the edge of the dough wtih water.  Fold half of the odugh over the filling to form a half-moon shaped turnover.  Using the tines of a fork, press the curved edge to seal tightly.

Arrange the pie pockets on the prepared cookie sheet, about 2 inches apart.  Brush the tops with some water or spritz with cooking spray and sprinkle evenly with the remaining brown sugar.  Bake until the pastry is puffed and browned, about 20 minutes.  Serve warm.

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16 Responses to Cookbook of the Month Recipe – Banana-Brown Sugar Pie Pockets

  1. dena says:

    Very simple, yet very cool!

  2. Nada says:

    Sounds great and looks good, I like cookies with fruit filling..

  3. Joanne says:

    Wow! I definitely did NOT think that you could make these with only 4 ingredients! They look so delicious!

  4. Heather of Kitchen Concoctions says:

    Love all these simple desserts!

  5. Rosa's Yummy Yums says:

    Those must be delicious! An interesting combo.



  6. Ann says:

    These look fantastic. Banana is my favorite.

  7. Debbi Does Dinner Healthy says:

    I love how simple these are and they look SOOOOO good! Yum! Thanks!

  8. Karly says:

    These look so yummy! Bet they'd be divine with a bit of Nutella smeared in there with the banana! 🙂

  9. vanillasugar says:

    oh now we're talking. love anything that fits in a pie.
    have a good weekend!

  10. hungryhealthyhilary says:

    Looks yummy…and cute! Would be a great party food.

  11. keepitsweet says:

    What a fun and delicious dessert!

  12. grace says:

    hand pies are so enjoyable. i'm fairly certain i've never seen bananas used in this way, and i like it. i like it a lot.

  13. Crazystitcher says:

    Thanks for the recipe. I made these on Sunday and they were a hit! I also made a simple banana foster syrup to drizzle over them and served with vanilla ice cream. YUMMY!

  14. kellypea says:

    Hope you feel better soon! The sugar pie pockets sound delicious. I love just about anything wrapped in flaky dough 🙂

  15. Avanika [YumsiliciousBakes] says:

    I would have never thought of using bananas in that wa. Awesome quick recipe!

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