Ingredient List
For the crust/filling:
  • Biscuit dough (try Mountaintop Biscuits) OR 1 (16.3-ounce) can refrigerated 8 big biscuits (Buttermilk, Southern Style, Wheat, or Honey Butter)
  • 2/3 cup peach preserves*
  • 2 ounces cream cheese
  • ½ teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 tablespoon confectioners’ sugar
Honey Cinnamon Butter Topping :
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Sliced almonds (optional)
  • Prepare biscuit dough and cut out biscuits with 2 ½” cutter or glass; set aside.

  • Preheat oven to 450°F. Grease or line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. In a microwave safe bowl, combine preserves and cream cheese. Microwave a few seconds then whisk mixture together. Add almond extract and sugar then whisk again; set aside.

  • Roll or shape each biscuit into a 6-inch flattened circle.

  • Leaving a ½” border, spoon 2 tablespoons of mixture onto one-half of each biscuit circle. Fold the other half on top. Use the prongs of a fork to crimp the edge to seal. Place 4 hand pies on each prepared baking sheet.

  • For the topping: In a microwave safe bowl, combine butter, honey and cinnamon. Microwave 30 seconds; whisk together. Brush on top of each hand pie. If desired, sprinkle on sliced almonds. Bake 10 minutes until golden brown. Best served warm; refrigerate any leftovers.

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