Fried Apple Pies

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Fried Apple Pies Fried Apple Pies


An old tradition with a new twist.

Servings: 8 pies
Prep Time: 2 hours
Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients Add to grocery list

1   5-ounce package dried apples (or any other dried fruits)
2 cup water
1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoon butter
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1   15-ounce package refrigerated pie crust
1 1/2 cup vegetable oil, or more as needed


 

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Directions

Cook the apples with the water in a covered pot over medium-low heat for about 1 hour, or until all liquid has been absorbed. Stir occasionally. Add the sugar, butter, and cinnamon, mixing well; set aside to cool. Unfold the pie crust and break into 8 equal pieces like pie slices. Place 1 heaping tablespoon of fruit on each round of dough, leaving a 1/2-inch border all around. Dip your finger in water and moisten the edges of the crust, then place a second round on top of the filling and press the edges of the crust, then place a second round on top of the filling and press the edges to seal. Dip the tines of a dinner fork in flour and crimp the edges to ensure a proper seal.

Pour the oil into a cast-iron skillet to a depth of a little less than 1/2 inch. (This would be 1 1/2 cups oil in a 10-inch skillet.) Heat over medium-high heat. When the oil is hot, place 3 to 4 pies in the skillet and cook for about 2 minutes on each side, or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Repeat until all the pies are cooked, or wrap and freeze some of the uncooked pies for another day.

Sprinkle the pies with granulated sugar while they’re hot.

Recipe courtesy Paula Deen

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By patty slone on December 19, 2013

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Thanks, making dried apple pies today. Yum yum

By Barb on October 30, 2013

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By justicedianecostin@comcast.net on August 30, 2013

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Hey Girl! This recipe is a keeper. P.S. Anybody that ever watched you would know that you are too. Love ya, Lydia (cake artist)

By Lydia Grey on July 16, 2013

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thank you SO VERRY MUCH I LOVED IT SO MUCH PS RIGHT ME BACK

By gracie burnette on June 18, 2013

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my aunt says that i can uss this risipie thank you so much

By kristal burnette on June 18, 2013

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Paula, all your recipes are just superb. Do you have a recipe for Fried apples like Cracker Barrel serves? They are delicious and I have had no luck as to what they put in the apples. Thanks, Wanda Martin

By Wanda Martin on April 14, 2013

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Fried Apple pies sound very good i like to have a bit

By Donna marie Eichhorn on December 19, 2012

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dont understand fried apple pie recipe. is it a misprint? sounds like you are putting two ceusts on top

By tracy on November 15, 2012

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Does anyone have a similar recipe that uses brown sugar? I'm trying to find something similar to what my grandmother used to make.

By Vanessa on October 08, 2012

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Delicious!

By Chelsie on June 06, 2012

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Paul, Can you use fresh apples instead of the dried? Have lots of apples and need to use them up. Thanks, Rose

By Rose Stoltz on November 04, 2011

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By sherry McIntosh on April 13, 2011

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We enjoy fried apple pies, but since I don't fry anymore I put the pies in the oven and bake them. I call them unfried fried pies. Enjoy Paula's show and her cookbooks. Thanks Edna

By Edna Hardiman on December 20, 2010

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