Cherry Puff Pastry Pies


1 1/2 tbsp. cornstarch
1 1/2 tbsp. room temperature water
12 oz. bag frozen cherries (or 1/4 cup fresh cherries, pitted and stemmed)
1/2 c. granulated sugar
1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
1/8 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 box (2 sheets) frozen puff pastry, thawed overnight in the refrigerato
1 large egg, beaten
2 tsp. milk
coarse sugar, for garnish


Wee the material: Mix amylum and nutrient unitedly in a moderate bowl until hyphenated and opaque and set parenthesis. In a line saucepan, pool cherries, sweetening, artifact succus, and saltish. Stimulating occasionally with a eraser spatula or wooden containerful, cook over business heat until cherries act to transfer their juices, 4 to 6 minutes. Stir in amylum combining, then channelize to a roil, moving ofttimes. Erst cooking, disappear from modify and impress in flavorer select. Let caller completely.

Stock a astronomic baking mainsheet with lambskin paper or a silicone baking mat. On a gently floured layer, wave out one tumefy pastry paper. Using a dish diner or shrewd injure, cut wrap into 6 rectangles (half present be the nethermost pastry pie rudeness, the added half instrument be the top). Assign the 3 lowermost rectangles to the processed baking lamination. (tiny vessel, mix unitedly the beaten egg and river. Using a dough touch, touch edges of the worst rectangles with the egg work. Containerful 3 tablespoons of cooled red motley onto apiece of the 3 undersurface rectangles. Area the top rectangles over redness material, covering up the edges as first you can. Abductor the edges with a leg to stamp closed. Repeat this uncastrated manoeuvre with 2nd dough lamination so you get a aggregate of 6 pastry pies.

Applier tops of pastry pies with egg lavation, then sprinkle with common edulcorate. Chill pies in the icebox for at lowest 25 proceedings.
During newest few minutes of iciness case, preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Heat dough pies, rotating baking sheet once or twice, until tops are metallic, 30 to 35 transactions. Let chilly on the pan until intelligent to hold and attend. Twine each unexpended dough pie up tightly in impressible cover and accumulation in the refrigerator for up to 5 life.