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Mini Chocolate Pie Bites (inspired by pie no mi)

Mini Chocolate Pie Bites

Inspired by the Japanese snack Pie no mi, these bite sized treats are flaky, sweet, and filled with chocolate.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Japanese
Keyword bite sized pie, chocolate pie, mini pie, pie no mi

Ingredients

  • 1 sheet puff pastry
  • 1 bar your favorite chocolate
  • 1 egg
  • granulated sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 f. Take your puff pastry out and allow to thaw for a few minutes, until you can unfold. Cut pastry into approx. 1.5" squares. Place a square of chocolate onto half of the pastry squares and push down gently. Place another square of pastry on top and cover chocolate. Crimp edges with fork. Beat egg and use a pastry brush (or your finger tip if you don't have one!) to brush the tops of each pie, and sprinkle sugar on the tops. Bake in oven for 10-15 minutes until golden brown and puffed up. Remove from oven, allow to cool.

Recipe Notes

Cut your chocolate into squares about half the size of the square pastry. It's not an exact science, just make sure you can completely cover and crimp the edges around the chocolate or it will ooze out. If your chocolate bar is thin, consider stacking two pieces.