FRIED APPLE TURNOVERS

2 c. all purpose flour
1 t. salt
2/3 c. milk
1 c. sugar
3 t. baking powder
1/4 c. shortening
1 1/2 T. applesauce
3 t. cinnamon

Sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Cut in 1/4 c. shortening. Add 2/3 c. milk. Knead lightly on floured board and roll dough very thin. Lay a saucer on top and cut around to make 8-10 circles. In each circle, place 1 1/2 T. applesauce. Fold and seal with fork. Fry in fat at 350°. When brown, turn. Roll in a mixture of 1 c. sugar and 3 t. cinnamon.

Fried Apple Turnovers recipe is published in our September, 2006 Menu Minder.