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Fried Pies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Tina Nixon
Added: Friday, November 21, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Choose any can of pie filling you like to fill fried pies. (what ever you choose needs to be quite thick).
Crust:
4 cups of flour
1 tsp salt
1/4 baking powder
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup water (approx.)

Directions:
Directions:
blend dry ingredients well, cut in shortening. Add enough water to make dough workable. Form balls of dough (about size of tennis balls) so when rolled out in circles, circles will be about the size of bread and butter plates. Place approximately 2 tablespoons of filling on one side, fold over remaining side to form half moons. Crimp edges together with fork dipped in flour. Fry in heavy skillet with enough hot oil or shortening to keep pies from sticking. Fry until golden brown on both side about 2 1/2 minutes per side.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10-12

 

 

 

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