Half Moon Pies
- 2 cups dried apples
- 2 cups cold water
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 2 cups granulated sugar
- 1 orange, juice and grated rind
- 1 tablespoon cinnamon
- 1 recipe (double crust) pie pastry
- Cook the dried apples in a saucepan with water and the salt. When apples are
soft and pulpy. Add the sugar, orange and cinnamon. Simmer until water is cooked
away. Roll pastry out and cut in 8-inch circles. Place generous portions of the
mixture on half of the pastry rounds; fold the pastry over and pinch the edges tightly
together. Bake in 450 degree F oven for 10 minutes.
- Reduce heat to 350 degrees F and bake about 35 to 40 minutes longer or until
Makes 6 half moon pies.
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