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What goes with bacon and sausage hand pies?

If you serve bacon and sausage hand pies as main course, a light side salad such as green salad matches it perfectly. You can also serve it with black tea without any side dish.

How can I keep leftover hand pies crispy?

To keep the hand pies crispy, you need to make sure that they are completely cool before putting them in an airtight container. If they are put in an airtight container when they are still warm, steam formed in the container will make them soggy.

Can I make bacon and sausage hand pies with puff pastry instead of crescent rolls?

Yes, you can make bacon and sausage hand pies with puff pastry instead of crescent rolls. In this case, you can call them bacon and sausage turnovers instead of hand pies.

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bacon & sausage hand pies air fryer recipe

Emine Aslan January 24, 2024
Bacon & Sausage Hand Pies Air Fryer Recipe

Summary: Delicious, healthy, and easy hand pies with bacon and sausage. You will enjoy making these hand pies that everyone will love!

Tags: Air fryer hand pies

Cook Time:18 minutes
Prep Time:15 minutes
Author:Emine Aslan
Calories: 385

Bacon and sausage hand pies are so healthy and versatile that they fit all, whether you eat them for breakfast or teatime, serve them as an appetizer, or put them in your lunch bag. They are also great when you need snacks during a long journey either for yourself or for your kids.

Bacon and sausage hand pies are savory meat pies. They are very filling thanks to high meat content so they do not need any accompaniment and can be served alone. When you need to make something to eat with tea, you should remember this hand pie recipe that goes great especially with black tea.

Please keep in mind that these hand pies are great to be prepared in advance and can get frozen to be cooked later when needed. You do not need to thaw them to cook but to directly put them in the preheated air fryer.

Let’s learn how to make bacon and sausage hand pies!


  • 5 bacon slices, chopped

  • 1 cup sausage crumbles

  • 4 4-oz tubes refrigerated crescent rolls

  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated

  • 1 egg, beaten


  1. Preheat the air fryer by selecting the “Bacon” function and setting the timer to 3 minutes. Once you press the “Start/Pause” button, it will start warming up.

  2. Add the chopped bacon and sausage crumbles to a 6-inch baking dish or air fryer basket.

  3. Open the air fryer, insert the bacon and sausage in, and close it.

  4. Adjust the timer to 8 minutes and press the “Start/Pause” button to start cooking.

  5. Cook until the bacon and sausage are light brown, stirring halfway through cooking.

  6. Open the air fryer, remove the bacon and sausage, and transfer them onto a paper towel-lined plate to drain grease.

  7. Separate crescent rolls into eight rectangles, and divide the bacon and sausage mixture, and the cheddar cheese on each dough.

  8. Fold the dough over filling, pinch edges to seal, and place them on a rack.

  9. Brush the top with beaten egg.

  10. Put the bacon and sausage hand pies into the air fryer.

  11. Set temperature to 300°F and the timer to 10 minutes, and press the “Start/Pause” button to start baking.

  12. Bake the hand pies until golden brown.

  13. Once cooked, open the air fryer and transfer the hand pies onto a wire rack to cool.

  14. Serve warm.

  15. Enjoy your delicious bacon and sausage hand pies!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 hand pie
% Daily Value
Calories per serving
22.5 grams
25.4 grams
14.2 grams
55 milligrams
902 milligrams
0.1 grams

    You can use homemade dough instead of store-bought crescent rolls dough in this recipe.

    You can also use the same recipe to prepare hand pies with different fillings such as cheese and parsley, potato mix etc.


    You can store leftover bacon and sausage hand pies in the refrigerator, or freeze them in an airtight container. Reheating them will bring their taste back.