Little Fruit Pies

Date May 11, 2008 at 10:00 PM

Categories Food



  • Yield: Approx. 6 servings
  • 1-1"„2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1"„2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons shortening
  • 1"„4 cup water
  • Filling: prune, apple, or pumpkin


  1. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Cut in shortening, blending until dough is the consistency of fine meal. Add water gradually until a stiff dough is formed.
  2. Roll out dough on a lightly floured board to a 1"„2"€ thickness. Cut dough into rounds of 4"€ in diameter. Place a heaping tablespoon of fruit filling into the center of each round. Top rounds with remaining cut rounds, pinching ends together.
  3. Bake pies in a preheated 400° oven for about 10 minutes or until golden.

Recipes from Marcia Keegan's Southwest Indian Cookbook (Clear Light Publishing) at For more about Marcia Keegan see