Levi Likes It: Jessica Holmes Shares Her Recipe for Simple Blueberry Hand Pie

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Want a slice of pie, but at the fraction of the time it would take to bake a full one? Jessica Holmes has your solution. Pre-made pie crust simplifies this Levi-approved dessert, a classic blueberry hand pie elevated with flavors of lemon -- and it does not take hours to make.


  • 1/4 cup flour
  • Trader Joe's Pie Crust
  • 2 cups frozen blueberries or frozen fruit of your choice
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 egg

Prepping the Dough of the Blueberry Hand Pie

  1. Sprinkle 1/4 cup Flour onto a large cutting board or smooth surface
  2. Roll out Trader Joe's Pie Crust
  3. Cut the pie crust into 2 rectangles to make hand pies (pop tart size)

Making the Blueberry Filling

  1. Combine 2 cups frozen blueberries, 1 tbsp sugar, 1 tbsp of zest from one lemon, lemon juice from one lemon, 1 tbsp flour.

Assembling the Blueberry Hand Pie

  1. Spoon the blueberry filling mixture into the center of one rectangle of pie crust
  2. Whisk an egg with a tsp of water for egg wash
  3. Brush the egg wash onto the edges of the hand pie
  4. Place the second rectangle of pie crust on top and crimp the edges with a fork
  5. Brush the egg wash onto the top of the blueberry pie
  6. Poke holes on top of the pie with a knife
  7. Sprinkle sugar on top

Baking the Blueberry Hand Pie

  1. Put the blueberry pie on a parchment lined baking pan
  2. Bake at 350 Degrees for 10 mins until browned
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