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Savory Pumpkin Pasties

  • Author: Trish Corlew
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 12 - 15 Pasties


These rich, savory pumpkin pasties make the perfect savory treat for an autumn day. Serve them at a gathering or whip them up for a delicious lunch. They’d also make a great side or appetizer for Thanksgiving!


•15 oz pumpkin puree

•2 tbsp butter (softened)

•1 clove garlic (minced)

•4 oz white cheddar cheese (shredded)

•1/4 tsp salt

•1/2 tsp pepper

•1 pie crust (refrigerated)

•2 eggs

•2 tbsp water


•Preheat the oven to 400F

•In a large mixing bowl, use a potato masher to combine the pumpkin puree with softened butter

•Stir in the minced garlic, shredded cheese, salt, and pepper

•Roll out one of the pie crusts on a lightly floured surface until it is about 1/8″ thick

•Cut circles in the crust and re-roll the scraps until you are out of dough

•Fill each piece of dough with about one-two tablespoons of filling, depending on the size of the circle.

•Fold over and use a fork to crimp the edges to seal (or use a dough press to form the pasties)

•Place the pasties on a warm baking stone •Use a small knife to cut slits in the top for venting

•Whisk the eggs and water and brush the pasties with the egg wash •Bake for about 20-25 minutes, until they are golden brown

•Transfer to a cooling rack for 5-10 minutes before serving.