Fried dried peach pies

Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings
Serves: 10
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Cooking Method: Stove Top

Ingredients

2 c all purpose flour
1 tsp salt
1/2 c shortening or lard
1/2 c milk
8 oz dried peaches
2 c water
1 Tbsp lemon juice
1 c sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
2 Tbsp butter

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Laura Yoder Recipe
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Brunswick, GA (pop. 15,383)
lkyoder34
Member Since Dec 2010
Laura's notes for this recipe:
My grandmother made these flaky little pies for the family when I was a child. We ate them as fast as she could fry them up.
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Directions

1
Cook dried peaches on medium low heat in 2 cups of water, sugar, lemon juice, butter and cinnamon until peaches are soft and consistency is thick. Approx. 35-45 minutes.
2
Place flour and salt in a medium sized bowl. Cut in shortening until crumbly. Add milk and mix until soft dough forms. Divide dough into 10 portions. Roll each portion into a 6 inch circle. Place 1 heaping teaspoon of filling on half of dough. Fold over and seal edges.
3
In a large electric skillet bring 1/2 inch of oil to 350 degrees. Place 5 pies in oil and fry for 3-5 minutes on each side. Place on paper towel then sprinkle with sugar.
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user Debby DeRousse cakesbydebby - Jan 2, 2011
My mother used to make these probably 40 plus years ago...I am so glad you posted this recipe because I don't have hers! Thanks
user Colleen Sowa colleenlucky7 - Apr 12, 2011
Very nice recipe.... I have one very similar from my grandmother... thanks for posting!
user Colleen Sowa colleenlucky7 - Apr 12, 2011
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
user Laura Yoder lkyoder34 - Oct 19, 2011
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