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Granny’s Fried Pies

February 22, 2017

Granny’s Fried Pies


Dough for Fried Pies:


2 Cup Flour

1 tsp Baking Powder

1/2 tsp Salt

1/4 Cup Shortening

1/2 Cup Milk

1 Egg


Mix dry ingredients, cut in shortening, add milk and egg.  Roll pie dough 1/8 to 1/16 inch thick.    Cut into  6 inch rounds, this makes about 8 rounds.


Place 1/4 Cup Fruit mix on rounds.  Moisten lower edge of round, fold and press firmly.  Heat about 3 to 4 inches of oil to 375 degrees F.    Fry pie in oil for about 3 to 4 minutes each side.  Drain on paper towel.   Dust with granulated or powdered sugar, or drizzle with glaze and serve, optional




Apricot, Peach, Pear Filling:

Remove seeds, for peaches and pears remove skins; chop about 2 lbs fruit, set in bowl and add 1/4 to 1/2 cup sugar, cover and let sit a couple of hours or overnight in frig.    If you desire you may cook the chopped fruit with enough water to cover the bottom of the sauce pan over medium low heat, add sugar and simmer for about 20 minutes until desired consistency, remove from heat and let cool.


Apple Filling:

2 cups tart apple, peeled, cored, chopped

¼ cup butter

¼ cup sugar, granulated

2 Tbsp brown sugar

½ tsp cinnamon

Pinch nutmeg


Melt butter in sauce pan; add sugar and apples and simmer covered over medium low heat for about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.  Remove from heat; stir in brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg.   Cover and let set until cool to blend in flavors.

Posted by The Deedol Collection….aka Granny’s Favorites Cookbooks


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