Easy Fried Apple Or Peach Pies Recipe

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Hi everyone, I have a new recipe for Fried Apple or Peach Pies. This is a dish that I love to make, and it’s always a hit with my family and friends. The best part is that it’s straightforward to make, and no complicated steps are involved.

In this post, I’ll walk you through every recipe step, so you can easily follow along. I’ll also answer any questions that you might have about the process. So, without further ado, let’s get started!

Origin of Fried Apple Or Peach Pies

Fried Apple Or Peach Pies are a Southern classic. They’re usually made with fresh peaches or apples, but you can also use canned fruit. The key to making a good fried pie is getting the filling just right so it’s not too runny or thick.
There are two schools of thought when it comes to the crust.

Some people prefer a traditional pie crust, while others prefer a biscuit-like dough. I’ve included recipes for both so you can choose your favorite. No matter what type of crust you choose, the key to a good fried pie is to ensure the filling is thick enough so it doesn’t run out when you bite it. And be sure to fry the pies long enough, so the crust is nice and golden brown.

Recipe Ingredients & Cooking Instruments

So, what do you need to make the best Fried Apple Or Peach Pies? Let’s start with the ingredients:
-6-7 cups of thinly sliced apples or peaches
-1/2 cup of sugar
-1/4 cup of all-purpose flour
-1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon -1/4 teaspoon of ground nutmeg -1/4 teaspoon of salt
-1 tablespoon of lemon juice
-1 recipe for double-crust pie dough -1 tablespoon of butter
-Additional sugar for sprinkling
And as for the cooking instruments, you’ll need the following: -A large pot for boiling the fruit
-A colander for draining the fruit
-A large bowl for mixing the filling ingredients
-A rolling pin for rolling out the dough
-A pastry brush for brushing the dough with butter -A fork for crimping the edges of the pies
-A baking sheet for baking the pies

Step-by-Step Procedure How Do You Make Fried Apple Or Peach Pies

So, now that you’ve gathered your ingredients, it’s time to start cooking! Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to make the perfect fried apple or peach pies:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Mix the sugar, cornstarch, salt, and spices in a small bowl.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the apples or peaches with the sugar mixture and toss to coat evenly.
  4. Place the pie crusts on a lightly floured surface and roll out each one to be about 1/8-inch thick.
  5. Cut the dough into 12-inch circles.
  6. Spoon the filling into the center of each dough circle, leaving about a 1-inch border all around. 7. Fold the dough over the filling and press to seal, then crimp the edges with a fork or your fingers.
  7. Place the pies on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour, until the crust is golden brown and the filling is bubbly.
  8. Let cool for at least 20 minutes before serving warm with ice cream or whipped cream. Enjoy!

Tips & Tricks for making Fried Apple Or Peach Pies

When frying apple or peach pies, you can do a few things to ensure that your pies come out perfectly.
First, make sure that your oil is at the right temperature. If it’s too hot, the pies will cook too quickly on the outside and be raw in the middle. If it’s not hot enough, the pies will absorb too much oil and be greasy. The best way to test the temperature is to stick a wooden spoon into the oil. If it sizzles, then it’s ready.
Next, be careful not to overcrowd the pan. This will lower the temperature of the oil and make it more difficult to get evenly cooked pies. So, fry in batches if necessary.
Finally, drain your pies on a wire rack or paper towels before serving. This will help eliminate excess oil and keep your pies from becoming greasy.

Frequently Asked Questions About Making Fried Apple Or Peach Pies

What kind of fruit should I use?

You can use either apples or peaches for this recipe. If you’re using apples, I recommend Granny Smith apples because they’re nice and tart. I recommend using ripe peaches that are soft to the touch for beauty.

Can I make this recipe ahead of time?

You can make the fried pies 24 hours in advance. Just store them in an airtight container at room temperature and reheat them in the oven before serving.

What is the best way to reheat the pies?

The best way to reheat the pies is in a 350-degree oven until warmed through, about 10 minutes.

Can I freeze the fried pies?

Yes, you can freeze the fried pies. Just place them in a freezer-safe container and freeze them for up to 3 months. When you’re ready to eat them, thaw them overnight in the refrigerator and then reheat them in a 350-degree oven until warm, about 10 minutes.

Conclusion

Now that you know how to make the best-fried apple or peach pies, it’s time to get cooking. Gather your ingredients, find a comfortable spot in the kitchen, and get ready to enjoy the fruits of your labor. Don’t forget to have fun with it – experiment with different fillings, spices, and shapes. And if you run into any trouble along the way, check out the FAQs section for help.

Fried Apple Or Peach Pies

Recipe by Alexandra Jo
Servings

12-14

servings
Prep time

25

minutes
Cooking time

45

minutes

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces dried apples or dried peaches

  • 1 cup water

  • 1/3 cup sugar

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 1 tsp. cinnamon or apple pie spice

  • 1 can jumbo refrigerated flaky biscuits

  • vegetable oil, for frying

Directions

  • In saucepan, combine together apples and water then bring to a boil. Make sure to cover, reduce heat, and simmer until tender, about 30 minutes. Once done, remove from heat and let cool, mashing slightly if pieces are large. Then you may stir in sugar and butter; set mixture aside.
  • For the filling: If using fresh apples, you should add 2 TBS of butter to a large saute pan and melt. Immediately add 4 peeled, cored and chopped apples, sugar, cinnamon, and 1 tsp lemon juice together and cook over medium heat for 15 minutes, or until the apples are soft. Next, remove from the heat, mash slightly and cool.
  • Now please roll each biscuit into a 5-inch circle on a lightly floured surface, then place about 1 tablespoon apple mixture on half of each biscuit circle. Make sure to dip fingers in water and moisten edges of circles to seal pies. Remember to, fold in half, making sure edges are even, then press edges firmly together with a fork dipped in flour to seal.
  • When finished, pour oil to a depth of 1/2 inch into a heavy skillet, or use deep fryer. Then immediately fry pies in hot oil (370°) over medium-high heat until golden, turning once. Make sure not to rush it because you want the biscuit cooked completely through.
  • Finally, drain well on paper towels. This should make 10 pies.

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