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How To Make Easy Fried Apple Pies

Easy Fried Apple Pies

Course Breakfast, brunch, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword apple-pie, fried-apple-pies, stuffed-apple-pie-biscuits
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Filling chill time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 8 pies


  • 1 16.3 oz tube canned biscuits (8 count) i.e. Grands
  • 3 large Granny Smith apples (to equal 3 cups) peeled, cored and cubed
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp apple pie spice or ground cinnamon may adjust to taste
  • tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch dissolved in 1 Tbsp cold water plus additional to thicken, as needed
  • powdered sugar for dusting
  • vegetable or canola oil for frying


  • In a medium size saucepan over medium heat, cook apples, granulated and brown sugar, apple pie spice and salt. Cook for 15 minutes or just until softened.
  • Increase heat to medium-high. Add cornstarch dissolved in water stirring constantly until thickened. Repeat 1 Tbsp cornstarch dissolved in water until mixture reaches desired thickeness, Chill for 30 minutes or overnight.
  • To assemble: Preheat oil to 350-360°F. On a lightly floured surface press or roll each biscuit into a 6 inch round.
  • Divide apple pie filling among rounds. Fold biscuit dough over forming a crescent. Press edges to seal with a fork.
  • Fry in batches for 2-3 minutes per side or until golden. Remove with a slotted spoon to a paper towel lined platter to drain,
  • Serve warm dusted with powdered sugar.