Meatball-filled Mini Pie Hamantaschen
7 ounces of ground beef
1 onion chopped and sautéed till lightly browned
2 onions sliced into half rings
Coarse black pepper
Pie dough, or ready-made unbaked pie dough
Optional: Thinly sliced cranberries and/or other dried fruits
foil cupcake/muffin tins
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Mix ground beef, sautee’d onions, egg, salt, cinnamon and black pepper together and form small meatballs. Place meatballs on an oiled baking pan and bake for 15 minutes.
Prepare pie dough.
Pull off pieces of pie dough about 2 tablespoons in size. Roll into balls, and flatten each piece into the tins. Pierce with a fork in several places. Bake for 10 minutes or until they are very slightly browned. Remove and allow to cool.
Sauté the sliced onions, adding in a bit of salt and pepper to taste.
Toss to combine. Add a tablespoon of this mix to every pie. Heat up your meatballs. Add three meatballs to each pie, along with some of the liquid from the baked meatballs.
Top with a bit more sautéed onions and serve.