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Natchitoches Meat Pies

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“This recipe comes from an old church cookbook of mine. Natchitoches meat pies are a Louisiana specialty. I haven't made this recipe myself, but every Natchitoches meat pie I've had has been delicious!”
READY IN:
1hr
YIELD:
18 pies
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. To make the filling: Make a roux of shortening and flour.
  2. Add all other ingredients and salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Allow to cook thoroughly, and let cool before placing on dough.
  4. To make the dough: Sift flour, baking powder, and add shortening and then eggs.
  5. Add enough milk to make a stiff dough.
  6. Roll very thin, and use a saucer to cut a circle of dough the same size as the saucer.
  7. Fill half of the circle with meat mixture, fold dough over, and press closed with a wet fork.
  8. Fry in deep fat until golden brown.

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