Fried Pie Crust

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READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 4
YIELD: 4 pies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 14
    cup Crisco (if you're really "southern" you can use lard)
  • 18
    teaspoon salt
  • 14
  • 1
    egg yolk
  • filling can be any dried fruit prepared according to package directions. my favorite is apricot
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix all ingredients. Roll dough to 1/8 inch thick. Cut into circles. Make circles at least 4". Fill pastry with 1 heaping tablespoon prepared fruit. Fold circle in half, seal edges with fork if you don't have plastic utensils for making pot stickers and the like. Fry until golden brown in about 1/4" canola oil. Great served hot or cold.
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