for family meals :
comes from Recipes in The Mail
and was submitted by Melissa.
cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup shortening
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup cold water
1/3 cup white sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup vegetable oil
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.
flour and salt together. Cut in the shortening.
Add water and mix with fork.
out to about 1/8 inch thick on a floured board.
Cut with a large cookie cutter (4 inches in
each round, place 1 heaping tablespoon fruit.
Moisten edges with cold water, fold and press
edge with a fork.
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.
6 to 8 pies