Southern Fried Pies
Southern fried pies are a delicious treat. Filled with fruit and a crispy crust, this heirloom fried pies recipe is a treasure.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
- double crust pie dough your favorite
- 4 cups dried fruit or fresh fruit
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- water enough to cover fruit
- flour for rolling dough
- 12 tablespoons butter
Cook your fruit with water and sugar in a medium saucepan for about 20 minutes.
Dust surface lightly with flour and roll out dough.
Cut out large circles of dough and roll out again.
Spoon fruit filling onto the center of dough.
Fold pie closed and press seams closed with tines of a fork.
Melt one tablespoon of butter per pie in a large skillet.
Place pie into skillet and cook until crispy, about 3 minutes.
Turn the pie and cook on the other side.
Remove from skillet and drain on paper towels.