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  • Prep Time: 30 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total Time: 45 min
  • Makes: 18 servings

Jam & Fruit Hand Pies

Ingredients

  • 3 cups All-purpose flour, plus more to coat surface
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 cup Soybean oil-based shortening
  • 6 tablespoons Ice water
  • 3⁄4 cups 100% Fruit-based jam, divided
  • 1 Large egg, beaten
  • 6 cups Soybean oil (for deep frying)
  • 1 cup Powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Milk

Instructions for Jam & Fruit Hand Pies

Place flour and salt in a large bowl. Cut in shortening with a pastry cutter until mixture forms coarse crumbs. Gradually add ice water, mixing until dough can be formed into a ball. Transfer to a floured surface and knead lightly.

Roll out dough 1/8-inch thick on a lightly floured surface. Cut into 18 circles (5-inch each), re-rolling dough pieces as needed

Place 2 teaspoons jam into the center of each dough circle. Brush edges with egg; fold the edge of the dough over the jam to form a half circle. Crimp edges to seal. Bake or fry as desired.

 

Baking Instructions:

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Place pies on a baking sheet. Brush pies with the beaten egg and prick tops with fork tines. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes until golden brown; cool completely. Mix powdered sugar and milk together. Drizzle over pastries.

Frying instructions:

Preheat soybean oil to 365°F.

Fry for about 4 minutes, carefully turning once, until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Cool completely. Mix powdered sugar and milk together. Drizzle over pastries.

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