Ribbon-Winning recipes

Ribbon-Winning recipes

“Made On A Hot Texas Day” Peach Fried Pies

Sue Rainey, Pottsboro, TX | 2nd Place–Southern Comfort Food

1 T. cornstarch

1 T. butter

¾ c. sugar

Sugar for sprinkling

3 c. chopped peaches

Oil for frying

Mix cornstarch and sugar; add to peaches and cook over low heat until thick. Add butter and mix into peach mixture.


2 ⅔ c. all-purpose flour

1 tsp. salt

1 c. butter-flavored shortening

Approximately 9 to 10 T. ice cold water

Combine flour and salt in bowl. Cut in shortening with pastry blender until mixture is crumbly. Add 1 tablespoon water at a time, mixing until dough is moist and can be formed in ball. Roll out dough on lightly floured board. Cut pastry in 5-inch circles and place 1 big tablespoon filling in center. Fold and seal with water brushed on edge and seal with fork. Fry in deep oil until golden brown; sprinkle with sugar while hot.

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