Star Pie Pops

Blogger Cheri Liefeld of Adventures in the Kitchen shares a favorite recipe. I love making these pie pops with my niece. Wrap in plastic wrap and tie with a cute ribbon to make a fun hostess gift for summer barbecues.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 8

Ingredients

Blueberry Filling

1
pint (2 cups) fresh blueberries
2
tablespoons granulated sugar
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon cornstarch
Dash ground nutmeg
1
tablespoon lemon juice

Pastry

1
Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crust, softened as directed on box
1
egg
1
tablespoon water
## paper lollipop sticks
Sanding sugar
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2 In 1-quart saucepan, stir all filling ingredients. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until thickened.
  • 3 Remove pie crust from pouch; unroll on lightly floured work surface. With X-inch star-shaped cookie cutter, cut out 10 stars. Place 5 stars on cookie sheet. Press 1 lollipop stick on each star, with 1 end just short of center. In small bowl, beat egg and water with fork. Brush egg mixture on edges of stars. In center of each star, place 1/8 teaspoon filling. Top each with another star; gently press to seal. Use fork to make decorative trim around edges. Brush tops with egg mixture. Sprinkle with sanding sugar.
  • 4 Bake 17 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack.
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