Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Pie Recipes #107 - Fried Apple Pies

Fried Apple Pies
Submitted by Jeannie

1 (21-ounce) can apple pie filling
1 (5-ounce) package refrigerated pie crust **** (biscuits see note)
Cooking oil
Sugar, for sprinkling

Remove crust from package, unfold and cut crust into 8
equal pie shape pieces. Place 1 heaping tablespoon of
fruit on pastry leaving a 1/2-inch edge all around. Taking
another piece of pastry, dip finger in water and dampen
edges of pastry all around. Place on top of the filling
pressing to seal. Dip end of dinner fork in flour and press
continuously around edge to insure a proper seal. One
box of crust will make 8 pies.

Pour cooking oil into a cast iron skillet, a little less tan
1/2-inch deep. This would be 1 1/2 cups oil in a 10-inch
skillet. Heat over medium high heat, when oil is hot,
place pies in a skillet and cook for approximately 2
minutes on each side until golden brown. Drain on a
paper towel. Repeat until all pies are cooked or you may
wrap and freeze extra pies for another day. While hot,
sprinkle with sugar.

******For an even easier method use canned biscuits that have
been rolled out on a 5 or 6-inch round circle. Seal pies as

Serve pies with vanilla ice cream.


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