Natchitoches Meat Pies

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 15
YIELD: 15 pies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • filling: make a roux of flour & shortening.
  • add all other ingredients, cover and cook on LOW heat for 30 minute.
  • drain off fat.
  • cool while making pastry.
  • Pastry.
  • mix flour & baking powder; together add shortening, then eggs.
  • add milk to make a stiff dough.
  • roll very thin about 1/8" thick.
  • use a saucer to cut circles of dough.
  • fill 1/2 full.
  • fold dough over and dampen edges w/ water
  • crimp w/ fork
  • Fry in deep fryer till golden brown.
  • keep warm till served.
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