Easy Banana Fried Pies

Lisa Solomon Recipe

By Lisa Solomon lisagsolomon35


found this recipe and tried it. They turned out pretty good.

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Directions Step-By-Step

Recipe: Easy Fried Banana Pies

If you're looking for something a little different to serve for dessert at weekend get-togethers, try these easy-to make Fried Banana Pies.

• Get some large, firm, barely ripe bananas. Each banana will make four mini-pies. Barely ripe bananas will hold their texture better.

• Get some Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry dough. It comes in ready-to-use sheets in your grocery's freezer section. (I tried filo dough, but it's too fragile for me to work with. Your mileage may vary.)

• You'll also need some honey, and/or brown sugar if desired, powdered confectioner's sugar, and vegetable cooking oil.

1. Peel and slice bananas in half longways, and then in half again crossways.

2. Lay out a sheet of puff pastry dough. I roll it out a little thinner to make it go further and make the pies less doughy.

3. Cut a square of pastry dough slightly longer than a banana piece, and place the banana on it. Put a little honey on the banana, and/or sprinkle a little brown sugar if desired, roll it up so it looks like an eggroll, then pinch all the seams and ends together to seal it.

4. Fry in a skillet with 1/4" or so of medium-hot cooking oil. Fry on each side until the dough is done to a crispy golden brown.

5. Remove from skillet and use a paper towel to absorb excess oil. Sprinkle with powdered confectioner's sugar.

Serve hot, alone or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt. Yum!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Fruit Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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Stefanie Elderkin Stefanie126
Dec 29, 2010
I wonder how it would taste with some cream cheese with the banana?
I will defiantly try this one, thanks for posting.
Oct 16, 2011 - Karla Everett shared this recipe with discussion group: Puff Pastry Possibilities !!
Sher Bird Litehouse9
Oct 18, 2011
Lisa, this sounds awesome, and like something even I can do (I am not a baker, so I tend to shy away from desserts!). Fabulous recipe and idea... thanks so much!
Jan 1, 2012 - Karla Everett shared this recipe with discussion group: Calling ALL Mini Pie Bakers & Makers