Pineapple Fried Pies

Ingredients:

Filling:
1 (15 ounce) can crushed pineapple
3/4 cup water
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon

Pastry:
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup shortening
3/4 cup canned milk
1 egg

Method:

  1. In medium saucepan, mix pineapple and water. Heat to near boiling. Reduce heat.
  2. Combine sugar, flour and cinnamon. Add slowly to pineapple mixture. Remove from heat when thickened.
  3. Measure flour, salt and baking powder into bowl. Cut in shortening.
  4. Blend milk and egg together. Add this to flour mixture. Roll out small portions of crust on floured surface. Fill with fruit.
  5. Fry in hot oil over medium heat. Drain on paper towels and serve warm.