2 sticks or 1 packet Betty Crocker pie crust mix
1 can (29 oz) peach slices, drained
1 tbsp. red cinnamon candies
2 tbsp. granulated sugar
1 1/2 tbsp. cornstarch
Confectioners' sugar

In deep fat fryer or heavy kettle, heat salad oil (3 to 4") to 375F. Prepare pastry for Two-crust Pie as directed on package except - after rolling pastry, cut into sixteen 4 1/2" rounds.

Stir together peach slices, candies, granulated sugar and cornstarch. Place about 1 tbsp. fruit mixture on half of each round. Moisten edge of pastry; fold over fruit and press edges with fork to seal.

Fry in hot oil, turning once, until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Drain pieces on paper towels. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar. Serve hot or cool.

16 fried pies.


Mincemeat Fried Pies:
Omit peaches, candies, granulated sugar, and cornstarch; place about 1 tbsp. prepared mincemeat and 1 tsp. shredded Cheddar cheese on each round.