Melissa Williamson Recipe

Chocolate Fried Pies

By Melissa Williamson georgiagirl48


This is a new recipe and my friend makes them and i tasted it and it is so good and tasty. It tastes like chocolate pop tarts.


Recipe Rating:
 1 Rating
Serves:
10 pies
Prep Time:
Cook Time:

Ingredients

filling:
2 c
sugar
6 Tbsp
unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 c
(1 stick) butter or margarine, melted
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dough:
2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
salt
1/2 c
shortening
1/2 c
milk, plus more if needed
vegetable oil
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Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a medium bowl, stir together the sugar and cocoa powder. Add the melted butter and stir until the mixture forms a paste. Set aside while you prepare the dough.
2
In a medium bowl, combine the flour and salt. Cut up the shortening with a long-tined fork. Add the milk and stir until the dough sticks together. Divide into 10 portions. Roll each portion out on a floured surface into a 5-of-6-inch circle. Place 2 tablespoons of filling in each. Wet the edges and fold over, crimping with a fork. In a large skillet, pour the oil to a depth of 1/4-inch and heat over medium heat. Place the chocolate pies in the hot oil and fry until browned on both sides, turning as needed. Remove to a paper towel-lined plate. You can put to sprinkle powdered sugar on chocolate fried pies if you like.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chocolate
  • Comments

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    Bennie Shaw mamabennie - Oct 14, 2011
    Now Melissa, you are talking up my alley. Love chocolate fried pies or apricot (using dried apricots). Thanks for this one too.
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    Melissa Williamson georgiagirl48 - Oct 14, 2011
    Awesome!! Yeah I will try to use dried apricots. Thanks!!
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    nellie rickey jus4nan - Oct 14, 2011
    does the filling thicken on the stove?
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    Bennie Shaw mamabennie - Oct 14, 2011
    I'm sure you know but you rehydrate the apricots and add sugar so they will be sweet but still tart.
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    Melissa Williamson georgiagirl48 - Oct 14, 2011
    Nellie, I am sorry I left one out how to fix the filling. My apologies. No, you don't cook on the stove. Just mix with it and make forms a paste. When you fry the pies and it will melt the sugar and it will get thickens. Thank to let me know. Have a nice night.