5 Ingredients or Fewer


October 11, 2010
1 Ratings
  • Serves 12
Author Notes

My boys discovered this recipe on an internet search for Harry Potter recipes. Harry Potter eats these treats on the Hogwarts Express. They are, indeed, little pumpkin pastries. This is a very simple recipe - the original calls for store bought cookie dough, but I thought I'd jazz them up a bit by using Mrs. Larkin's "Best Chewy Sugar Cookie" recipe. —Waverly

What You'll Need
  • 1 Batch Food 52 Mrs. Larkins' Best Chewy Sugar Cookie Recipe
  • 1 28 oz can pumpkin pie filling
  • 3 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 3 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  1. PREP: Make the dough for Mrs. Larkin's sugar cookies (search for the recipe here on Food 52). Do not roll them in the coarse Turbinado sugar. We will save that step for later. Roll dough into a log and chill. Do not bake them. Preheat the oven to 350. Spray a muffin tin with all natural canola oil or baking spray.
  2. SPREAD DOUGH AND TOP WITH FILLING: Cut chilled log of cookie dough into 12 even pieces. Sprinkle muffin tin with the coarse turbinado (or demera) sugar. Shake the tin so that the sugar fills each muffin cup evenly. This is going to make the pasties nice and crunchy. Next, place 1 slice of cookie dough into each muffin cup. Spread the dough out, like you would tart dough, very thin. The dough will cover the bottom and sides. Drop 1 heaping Tbsp of pie filling into each pastie. Bake until golden brown, 12-15 minutes.
  3. SPRINKLE WITH SPICES: In a small bowl, combine the sugar and spice. Sprinkle on top of hot baked pasties. Cool and serve.
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Waverly used to be a lawyer and is now a mother 24/7. She has made a commitment to cooking for her family and absolutely loves it even when her family does not. She is teaching them, one meal at a time, to enjoy wholesome homemade food. She abhors processed food but recognizes its insidious nature and accepts the fact that her children will occasionally get some Skittles, Doritos, or the like. Her philosophy and hope is that if she teaches them well at home, they will prefer wholesome healthy foods when they go out into the world without her.

11 Reviews

Courtney November 27, 2014
How long do you chill the log?
Organicmama October 29, 2014
Can you make this with premade organic sugar cookie dough?
AnneMich October 12, 2014
I just tried this recipe with speculaas (biscoff) spices in the cookie - I highly recommend it this way! Add 1 tsp. cinnamon, 1/8 teaspoon each of allspice, cloves, nutmeg, and ginger to dry ingredients.
AnneMich October 12, 2014
PLUS one tablespoon of molasses (I used sorghum)
Taiyyaba October 21, 2010
Waverly, do you use Ms. Larkin's original sugar cookie dough or the sugar cookie #2 recipe that was the Editor's Pick?
Waverly October 21, 2010
http://www.food52.com/recipes/3881_chewy_sugar_cookies_2 is the link. It was the winner of the sugar cookie contest. Let me know how it goes!
Waverly October 22, 2010
To clarify: Yes. Use Mrs. Larkins Chewy Sugar Cookies #2
Waverly October 13, 2010
They are open-faced. I will post a photograph this afternoon (hopefully). BTW, I make your cookies all the time.
mrslarkin October 13, 2010
mrslarkin October 11, 2010
This is so cool, Waverly! Are the pasties open-faced, or do you gather the cookie dough over the top?
Waverly October 14, 2010
These are open-faced. Very easy to make - the coarse sugar called for in Mrs. Larkin's recipe makes is placed on the bottom of each muffin cup so that the bottom of each pastie are nice and crunchy.