fried dried peach pies

★★★★★ 2
By Laura Yoder
from Brunswick, GA

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.

★★★★★ 2
serves 10
prep time 45 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For fried dried peach pies

  • 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

How To Make fried dried peach pies

  • 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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