Upper Michigan Pasties

Recipe by out of here
READY IN: 2hrs




  • Crust:
  • Pour the boiling water over the lard until the lard is dissolved.
  • Add salt to flour and add this to the waterand lard.
  • Mix this together until it forms a ball.
  • Wrap in Saran Wrap and refrigerate overnite.
  • Filling:
  • Combine the filling ingredients in a large bowl. Let sit and meld together, while rolling out the crust. This chilled dough will make 8 pasties.
  • Take one of the dough balls and roll out on a floured surface, roll into a circle about.
  • 1/8 inch thick. Do the same with all the dough.
  • Put large cupful of filling on the crust; dab ice water around the edge of the crust to seal.
  • Add a teaspoon of butter on top of the filling before sealing.
  • Fold crust over top of filling like a turnover, and seal edges well.
  • Place pasties on baking sheets and bake at 425°F for 15 minutes; then turn oven down to 350°F for 60 mimutes, or until nicely browned.
  • When done, brush the top with butter.
  • I serve with ketchup.