Fried Apple Pies-Dried Fruit

Recipe by Diana Adcock
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READY IN: 1hr 35mins
SERVES: 16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    (5 ounce) packages dried apples
  • 4
    cups water
  • 1
    cup sugar
  • 4
    tablespoons butter
  • 1
    teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1
    (15 ounce) package refrigerated pie crusts (Or Fried Pie Dough Dough for Fried Pies by Darleen Summers)
  • 1 12 - 2
    cups Crisco cooking oil or 1 1/2-2 cups vegetable oil
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook the apples with the water in a large covered pot over medium-low heat for 1 hour, or until all liquid has been absorbed.
  • Stir occasionally.
  • Add the sugar, butter, and cinnamon, mixing well.
  • Set aside to cool.
  • Prepare recipe# 22729 by Darleen Summers or Unfold the refrigerated pie crust and roll out until a 12 inch circle has been formed-repeat with the remaining crust.
  • Cut each crust into 9 4-inch circles (do the same with the homemade crust if using).
  • Place one heaping Tablespoon of pie filling onto each circle, slightly off center.
  • Moisten the edges with water and fold over, gently pressing out any air.
  • Crimp with a fork.
  • In a heavy skillet melt/heat oil over medium high heat, bringing it to a tempture of 350 degrees.
  • Fry pies in batches, 2 minutes per side or until golden brown.
  • Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
  • Makes 16-18 fried pies.
  • If you wish while hot sprinkle with granulated sugar.
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