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Homemade hot pockets recipe showing ham and Cheddar.
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Homemade Hot Pockets

Preparing homemade hot pockets allows you to easily recreate this handheld meal with your favorite ingredients.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 470kcal


  • 2 refrigerated pie crusts
  • 1 ½ cups shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 ½ cup chopped ham
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon milk


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • Cut dough into 6 ovals. Any leftover pieces of dough can be combined together and refromed.
  • Fill half of each oval with 2 tablespoons of cheese and 2 tablespoons of ham.*
  • Fold dough over the filling and seal it shut. Crimp the edges as needed to ensure a good seal.
  • Beat the egg together with milk then paint the dough with the egg wash.
  • Bake the hot pockets for 15-20 minutes, or until golden brown.
  • Let cool for 5 minutes and serve.


*The filling amounts can vary if you decide to make larger or smaller hot pockets.


Calories: 470kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 79mg | Sodium: 834mg | Potassium: 196mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 327IU | Calcium: 224mg | Iron: 2mg