Fried Strawberry Pies
Recipe source~ myrecipes.com
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- 2 c
- fresh strawberries, mashed
- 3/4 c
- 1/4 c
- (15-ounce) package refrigerated piecrusts
- vegetable oil
- powdered sugar
1In large saucepan, combine the strawberries, sugar and cornstarch and bring to a boil over medium heat. Cook the mixture for 1 minute stirring constantly or until thickened.
2Roll out the piecrust and make 9 circles with a 3-inch round cutter and roll the circles into a 3 1/2-inch diameter. Moisten the edges with water and spoon 2 teaspoons of the mixture in center and fold over. Press the sides together to seam the edges. Repeat for remaining circles.
3On a baking sheet, place the pies in a single layer and freeze for 1 hour.
4In a large heavy skillet, pour oil to a 1" depth. Heat the oil to reach 350*. Fry the pies in batches for 1 minute on each side or until golden brown. Drain the pies on a paper towel and sprinkle with the powdered sugar.
9 points per serving