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    Tammy's Fried Pie Pastry

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    1 hrs 15 mins

    15 mins

    1 hrs

    Mommy Diva's Note:

    This is an old family recipe which has been adapted from the traditional crust used with the White Family Fried Pies recipe. Both are great - this is just the one used most frequently over the past 3o years or so. I am guessing at the number of pies it will make I suppose it depends on how big you make them. Cook time is chill time. **We always make them with an apricot filling. ;) Usually made with Our Family Fried Pies Our Family Fried Pies ****Updated directions per request to include post filling directions.

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    1. 1
      Combine flour and salt in a large mixing bowl.
    2. 2
      Cut in shortening (suggested to cut in half then add in the other half because it makes the pastry both tender and flaky) until it resembles coarse meal.
    3. 3
      Add in water, stirring with a fork until mixture is moistened.
    4. 4
      Adjust water as needed, noting that this crust should be more dry than pie crust since it will be fried; form dough into a ball and chill 1 hour, until ready to use(Usually made with Our Family Fried Pies.Our Family Fried Pies).
    5. 5
      Roll out a ball of pastry about the size of a golf ball.
    6. 6
      Spoon 1 heaping tablespoon of fruit filling on 1/2 of pastry circle leaving about a half inch edge.
    7. 7
      Fold over and seal with a fork.
    8. 8
      ***Pies may be frozen at this point.
    9. 9
      Fry frozen or thawed pies in a skillet of hot oil(preferred Crisco at 375 degrees in cast iron skillet) until golden brown.
    10. 10
      Remove to a paper towel lined plate.
    11. 11
      Can be eaten as is (preferred)or sprinkle with powdered sugar, lightly.
    12. 12
      Enjoy! ;).

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    Nutritional Facts for Tammy's Fried Pie Pastry

    Serving Size: 1 (830 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 340.6
    Calories from Fat 158
    Total Fat 17.5 g
    Saturated Fat 5.2 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 13.9 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 39.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.4 g
    Sugars 0.1 g
    Protein 5.3 g

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