• 4servings
  • 30minutes

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Nutrition Info . . .

NutrientsLipids, Carbohydrates, Cellulose
MineralsNatrium, Cobalt

Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 cup all-purpose flour

  2. 1/4 teaspoon baking powder

  3. 1/4 teaspoon salt

  4. 2 tablespoons shortening

  5. 1/3 cup boiling water

  6. 1 cup cherry pie filling

  7. Oil for deep-fat frying

  8. 1/4 cup maple syrup

  9. 1/4 cup whipped topping

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Deep-Fried Cherry Pies Recipe photo by Taste of Home In a small bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in water just until moistened. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 8-10 times.

  2. Divide dough into four portions; roll each into an 8-in. circle. Place 1/4 cup of pie filling in the center of each circle. Fold dough over filling; secure with toothpicks.

  3. In an electric skillet or deep fat-fryer, heat 1 in. of oil to 375°. Fry pies, folded side down, in oil for 2-3 minutes or until lightly browned. Turn and fry 2-3 minutes longer. Drain on paper towels. Remove toothpicks. Serve with syrup and whipped topping. Yield: 4 servings.


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