Lela's Fried Peach Pies Recipe

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Lela's Fried Peach Pies

Lori Loucas

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@jostlori

There are many ways to make fried pies nowadays and many shortcuts, but the traditional southern fried pie requires dried fruit and handmade dough, usually a form of biscuit dough rather than real pie pastry. Take these to your next BBQ or Potluck and see how fast they disappear!


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Serves:

10

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

FOR THE FILLING:

6 oz
dried peaches
1 c
sugar
2 c
water
1/4 c
butter
1 Tbsp
lemon juice
1/2 tsp
cinnamon

FOR THE DOUGH:

2 c
flour
1 tsp
salt
1/2 c
shortening
1/2 c
milk (or a little more)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place dried fruit in a pot and add water. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to simmer until fruit is tender.
2
Add other ingredients and mash together with a potato masher or fork. Set aside while dough is prepared.
3
In medium bowl, place flour and salt. Stir together. Cut in shortening with a long tined fork. Add in milk and stir until dough sticks together.
4
Divide into ten portions. Roll each portion out on a floured surface into a five or six inch circle.
5
Place two tablespoons of filling in each. Wet the edges and fold over, crimping with a fork.
6
Cook in oil which has been heated on medium heat, until browned on both sides, turning as needed. Remove to paper towel lined plate.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American