Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

One of my grandma's german recipes. Our whole family called them "Those Deep Fried Things", in spite of my grandmother's best efforts to rename them to something like "meat pies", or whatever.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Make dough per recipe- without baking powder.
  2. Mix beef, salt, pepper, onion and water in a bowl.
  3. Set aside.
  4. Roll dough out with rolling pin.
  5. Cut dough into rectangles, about 3" x 4".
  6. Into each dough rectangle, place a ball of meat mixture.
  7. Fold dough over and seal around edges with a plate to form a sealed"pocket".
  8. Heat lard over high-heat.
  9. Fry each"thing" in the lard until outside is starting to brown.
  10. Remove and drain on paper towel to absorb excess lard.
Most Helpful

I have not tried these yet, but with a name like that I will for sure. Love it

duckit January 03, 2010