Chocolate Fried Pies

Recipe by Alia55
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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For the filling: In a saucepan combine sugar, flour, and unsweetened cocoa powder.
  • Stir in 1/2 cup milk and butter or margarine.
  • Cook over medium heat till the mixture is thickened and bubbly. Stir constantly.
  • Stir in vanilla. Cool.
  • For the dough: In a mixing bowl stir together the biscuit mix and 1/2 cup milk.
  • On a well floured surface knead the dough 12 times.
  • Roll the dough to 1/8inch thickness.
  • Cut dough into twelve inch circles.
  • Place 1 tablespoon filling in the center of each circle of dough.
  • Brush the edge of the dough with water. Fold the dough over the filling; press the edges together with tines of a fork to seal.
  • In a skillet heat 1 inch cooking oil to 375 .
  • Fry the pastries for about 2 minutes, or until golden. Turn once.
  • Drain on paper towel and sprinkle warm pastries with sifted powdered sugar.
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