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.
Love to cook? Sign up today to get daily recipes from Fine Cooking plus special offers
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!
Do you really want to delete the list, ?
This won't delete the recipes and articles you've saved, just the list.
This feature has been temporarily disabled during the beta site preview.
Add/Edit a private note for this recipeThis note is only visible to you.
Double CheckAre you sure you want to delete your notes for this recipe?
Get the print magazine, 25 years of back issues online, over 7,000 recipes, and more.