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southern fried pies

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a recipe by
Barbara Linder
Albuquerque, NM

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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Ingredients For southern fried pies

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

How To Make southern fried pies

  • 1
    Sift salt, baking powder and flour. Cut in shortening and add egg yolk, sugar and milk to make a dough.
  • 2
    Roll 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.
  • 3
    Fry in 360 degree oil until golden brown. Drain and dust with powdered sugar.

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