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Z's Fried Apple Pies

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“These are simple and delicious. My kids can't stop eating them! I sometimes use canned apple pie filling and a little sugar and maybe some ground cinnamon to pastry. Yum!”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel and dice apples. Add sugar and cinnamon. Cook in a saucepan on low heat. Cook until soft, then mash with a fork to form a thick applesauce.
  2. Sift flour and salt together. Cut in the shortening. Add water and mix with a fork.
  3. Roll out to about 1/8-inch thickness on a floured board. Cut with a large round cookie cutter (4-inches in diameter.).
  4. In each round, place 1 heaping tablespoons fruit. Moisten edges with cold water, fold and press edge with a fork.
  5. Heat oil in a large skillet on med-high heat. Fry pies, a few at a time, 2-3 minutes on each side.
  6. Cook until golden brown.
  7. Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with confectioners sugar.

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