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fried apple pies with cranberries, nuts & sauce

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Irisa Raina 9
New Iberia, LA

NOTE: I had more filling than I needed, so later that week I served it over ice cream “ heating it up a wee bit “. These do not keep well “ they tend to get soggy “ once fried so I only make what I’ll need for that day. You can make them and freeze them, defrosting them before you fry them.

★★★★★ 2
serves 6
prep time 25 Min
cook time 5 Min

Ingredients For fried apple pies with cranberries, nuts & sauce

  • 6 large wontons
  • 1 – 18/20 ounce can of apple pie filling
  • 1 granny smith apple “peeled ”
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup toasted walnuts “ chopped”
  • water to seal the wontons
  • oil for frying
  • dipping sauce:
  • 1 & ½ cups apple juice
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce “optional “

How To Make fried apple pies with cranberries, nuts & sauce

  • 1
    To make the pies: Empty the pie filling into a bowl. If you see large pieces of apples mash them down slightly.
  • 2
    Peel and cut the apple into tiny bite size pieces. Add to the pie filling.
  • 3
    Add the cranberries and nuts and mix thoroughly.
  • 4
    Lay out one wonton at a time. In the center place some of the apple filling.
  • 5
    Fold into a triangle wetting the edges with some water and pressing firmly.
  • 6
    When you have these all made, fry till golden on both sides and drain.
  • 7
    Serve with dipping sauce. Directions below.
  • 8
    You’ll want to make this before you start on the pies so it can get cold “ see note above”.
  • 9
    Put all the ingredients into a pot and reduce to ½. Once it is reduced let it cool completely. Serve along side the pies.

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