Berry Best Fried Pies Recipe

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • DOUGH:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk
  • cooking oil for frying
  1. In a saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch and water; add berries. Cook and stir over medium heat until the mixture comes to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes; set aside to cool.
  2. Combine flour, baking soda and salt. Combine oil and buttermilk; stir into dry ingredients until mixture forms a ball. Roll on a floured surface to 1/8-in. thickness; cut into 4-1/2 in. circles. Place 1 tablespoon blueberry filling on each circle. Fold over; seal edges with fork. In a skillet over medium heat, fry pies in 1/4 to 1/2 in. hot oil until golden brown, about 1-1/2 minutes per side. Drain on paper towels.