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Fried Pies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Clara Belle Brewer
Added: Sunday, October 12, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
APPLE FILLING:
1 pkg. dried apples
1 c. sugar
1/2 t. cinnamon

PEACH FILLING:
1 pkg. dried peaches
1 1/4 c. sugar

CRUST:
1 c. self-rising flour
3 heaping t. cold Crisco
Milk
Crisco oil

Directions:
Directions:
APPLE FILLING:
In a saucepan, barely cover dried apples with water and bring to a boil. Cook until tender with lid on. Drain juice. Add sugar and cinnamon. Mix well and mash.

PEACH FILLING:
In a saucepan, barely cover peaches with water and bring to a boil. Cook until tender with lid on. Drain juice. Add sugar and mash.

CRUST:
Mix flour and Crisco until crumbly, like meal. Add milk until dough is formed. Do not over work. Form into balls (about 10). Roll out each ball with rolling pin. Place 2 T. apple or peach filling on one half of crust, leaving 1/4 inch for edge. Dampen the inner edges of crust and fold over. Press both sides with tines of fork until sealed. Fry in a cast iron skillet with 1/4 inch hot Crisco oil until golden brown on both sides.

 

 

 

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