Fried Pies Dough

3 cups Flour
3 tsp Baking Powder
6 tsp Solid Shortening
1 Pinch Salt To Soften Water

*** Mix flour, baking powder, and salt. Cut in shortening until size of small peas. Add water gradually to soften. Roll into circles and fill with favorite filling and fold in half and seal with a fork. Bake 400F till brown. May fry in deep fat until brown if desired.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana