One of my favorites!
For the filling:
6 to 7 oz dried fruit, such as peaches, apples, or apricots
2 cups water
1 cup sugar
4 Tbsp (½ stick) butter or margarine
1 Tbsp lemon juice
½ tsp ground cinnamon
For the dough:
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp salt
½ cup shortening
½ cup milk, plus more if needed
1.Place the dried fruit in a large saucepan and add the water and sugar. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, then reduce the heat to a simmer and cook until the fruit is tender and the sugar is dissolved, about 20 minutes.
2.Add all the other ingredients and mash together with a potato masher or fork. Set aside while you prepare the dough.
3.To make the dough, in a medium bowl, combine the flour and salt. Cut in the shortening with a long-tined fork. Add the milk…
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