Southern Fried Pies

Southern Fried Pies Recipe

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

How to Make Southern Fried Pies


  • 1Sift salt, baking powder and flour. Cut in shortening and add egg yolk, sugar and milk to make a dough.
  • 2Roll 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.
  • 3Fry 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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