Tex-Mex Fried Pies

Crust

Ingredients

2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
2/3 cup shortening
5 to 6 tablespoons water

Instructions

To make the crust, place the flour, salt, and cheese in a food processor. Add the shortening and process for 15 seconds. Sprinkle the water through the food chute, 1 tablespoon at a time, just until a dough forms. Shape into a ball and divide in half. Chill for 30 minutes. Roll and cut into 4- to 5-inch circles.

Filling

Yield: 

12 pies

Course

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