4

I'm trying to figure out to make an apple pie like KFC/McDonalds, something crispy and delicious, such as one of these:

McDonald's

(above - McDonald's Apple Pie)

KFC

(above - KFC Apple Pie)

I do not want the consistency of a typical homemade or store-bought apple pie, such as the one below:

Apple Pie

What is the difference between the first two pies and the last? What do I need to know in order to make the crisp, gooey pies in the first two photos?

  • 1
    Sorry, recipe requests aren't acceptable questions here on Seasoned Advice. Try Googling 'fried apple pies' - there should be lots of recipes online. – ElendilTheTall May 16 '11 at 8:56
  • 2
    @ElendilTheTall Thanks! I was trying to google it, but I failed. I didn't know it's "fried". Thanks again ^_^; – evilReiko May 16 '11 at 9:02
  • There isn't much at a fast-food joint that isn't fried! Fried apple pies are actually an old Southern-US thing. – ElendilTheTall May 16 '11 at 9:25
  • 1
  • 5
    I don't know @Elendil, I think the basic question was answerable as something other than a recipe request, and the answer is simply that he's looking for a southern-style deep-fried apple pie (he didn't know what to look for). I'd upvote that as an answer if you want to submit it. – Aaronut May 16 '11 at 13:45
11

McDonald's' et al pies are essentially fried pies, a feature of Southern US cooking, adapted for cooking in fast food facilities. A Google search for 'fried apple pie recipes' turns up plenty of results. Try this:

http://southernfood.about.com/od/apples/r/bl90416c.htm

  • 1
    I completely stopped buying McPies when they stopped frying them. – Satanicpuppy May 16 '11 at 15:26
  • 2
    Ah, the southern US - we fry everything. :) – rfusca Aug 10 '11 at 22:53

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.