Lela's Fried Peach Pies

Lela's Fried Peach Pies Recipe

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Lori Loucas

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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

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  • 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)

How to Make Lela's Fried Peach Pies

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.

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About Lela's Fried Peach Pies

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




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