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Fried Pies

Fried Apple Pies

September 1, 2017

After trying several dough recipes, I came up with this.

2 ½ cups plain flour      

1 T. baking powder

1 t. salt

1 T sugar

2 T. Crisco

1 ½ T butter

½ cup buttermilk

½ cup skim milk

Sift dry ingredients.  Cut Crisco and butter into dry ingredients with a pastry cutter.

Stir in milk only until all dry ingredients are wet. 

On a floured surface, lightly knead the dough a few times.  Cut dough into 14 or 15 equal size balls.

Gently roll each ball into a circle, about 6” diameter.

Place about 2 T dried apple in each circle. 

Fry in electric skillet at 350-375 degrees with about ¼” oil to cover the bottom of the pan.

AUNT DORIS’s recipe  November 20, 2001

1 1/3 cup Self Rising flour

1 cup sifted plain flour with ½ t salt.

2 T Crisco

1 T butter

½ cup buttermilk*

½ cup milk*

*about

Miss Daisy Celebrates Tennessee

2 ½ cups plain flour

1 T baking powder

1 T sugar

1 t. salt

1/3 cups shorting

1 beaten egg

6 ½ oz can evaportated milk

Chill dough 24 hours

Makes 24 small pies

Chocolate Fried Pies from http://www.southernplate.com

 Ingredients

  • 2 Cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup shortening
  • ½ cup milk, more if needed

filling

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, melted

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