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lisa's fried pies

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Lisa Johnson
Macon, GA

My family loves my fried pies and they are so delicious and moist and fruity. I make with apple, cherry, blueberry, blackberry and peach. I make them all the time.

(2 ratings)
yield 8 to 10 servings
prep time 45 Min
cook time 5 Min

Ingredients For lisa's fried pies

  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    cold water
  • 1 can
    any kind of fruit filling like apple, peach, blackberry, cherry and blueberry
  • glaze:
  • 1/2 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 2 Tbsp

How To Make lisa's fried pies

  • 1
    Sift flour and salt together. Cut in the shortening.
  • 2
    Add water and mix with fork. Roll out to about 1/8 inch thick on a floured board.
  • 3
    Cut with a large cookie cutter (4 inches in a diameter). In each round, place 1 heaping tablespoon fruit filling.
  • 4
    Moisten edges with cold water, fold and press edge with a fork.
  • 5
    Heat oil in deep fryer, fry pies, a few at a time, 2 to 3 minutes on each side; cook until golden brown.
  • 6
    Drain on paper towels. Drizzle glaze over fried pies while warm.

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