Southern Fried Pies

Southern Fried Pies

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Barbara Linder


Living in Tennessee I used to love to go to farmers markets and get fried pies so I had to learn how to make them.


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  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 2 c
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1
    egg yolk
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
  • 8 oz
    dried fruit ( prefer peaches) cooked and sweetened to taste

How to Make Southern Fried Pies


  1. Sift salt, baking powder and flour. Cut in shortening and add egg yolk, sugar and milk to make a dough.
  2. Roll out dough to 1/4 inch thick. Cut into 4 to 5 inch circles or squares or rectangles whatever is easiest for you just so when you fold them they are around 2 inches wide. Put a tablespoon or scoop on each piece of dough. Fold dough over fruit filling and seal with a fork dipped in flour.
  3. Fry in 360 degree oil until golden brown. Drain and dust with powdered sugar.

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About Southern Fried Pies

Course/Dish: Pies

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