Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Fried Apple Pies


INGREDIENTS



2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup shortening
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup cold water
2 apples
1/3 cup white sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup vegetable oil


DIRECTIONS


1.Peel and dice apples. Add sugar and cinnamon. Cook in a saucepan on low heat. Cook until soft, then mash with fork to form a thick applesauce.

2.Sift flour and salt together. Cut in the shortening. Add water and mix with fork.

3.Roll out to about 1/8 inch thick on a floured board. Cut with a large cookie cutter (4 inches in diameter).

4.In each round, place 1 heaping tablespoon fruit. Moisten edges with cold water, fold and press edge with a fork.

5.Heat oil in a large skillet on medium-high heat. Fry pies, a few at a time, 2 to 3 minutes on each side; cook until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with confectioners sugar.



2 comments:

Lisa said...

These looks simply delightful! Thanks for sharing another great recipe. Take care.Lisa

Nonna said...

Those fried apple pies look delish! Reminds me of my grandmother. She used to make them when I was a kid and they were so good.