- Prep Time: 30 min
- Cook Time: 15 min
- Total Time: 45 min
- Makes: 18 servings
Jam & Fruit Hand Pies
- 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.
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.
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.