Our Family Fried Pies

Recipe by Mommy Diva
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READY IN: 45mins
YIELD: 12-15 pies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash and dice dried apricots, then place in a sauce pan and cover with water (about 1 inch above fruit).
  • Cook slowly until tender.
  • Do NOT pour off water.
  • Add spices to taste and lemon juice.
  • Thicken with a corn starch slurry.
  • **Be careful of scorching after cornstarch is added.
  • Roll out a ball of pastry about the size of a golf ball.
  • Spoon 1 heaping tablespoon of fruit filling on 1/2 of pastry circle leaving about a half inch edge.
  • Fold over and seal with a fork.
  • ***Pies may be frozen at this point.
  • Fry frozen or thawed pies in a skillet of hot oil(preferred Crisco at 375 degrees in cast iron skillet) until golden brown.
  • Remove to a paper towel lined plate.
  • Can be eaten as is (preferred)or sprinkle with powdered sugar, lightly.
  • Enjoy! ;).
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