Yield: Yields twelve.
Fried hand pies are a southern tradition; this one makes the most of summer peaches, with hot pepper jelly and a hint of cayenne for a spicy kick.
The lemon juice in the pastry helps produce a flaky, tender crust. Gluten, responsible for tough pastry, develops when flour is combined with liquids. The addition of an acid inhibits this process.
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Made this with canned croissants -pillsbury-sprinkled a little sugar on the dough before adding filling---delicious! I have zero talent in the kitchen and would never try to make homemade dough!
I've made these several times and everyone loves them! They are a little time consuming but SO delicious!
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