Little Fruit Pies


Preparation info
  • Makes about


    small squares.
    • Difficulty


Appears in
I Hear America Cooking

By Betty Fussell

Published 1986

  • About

On feast days, Pueblo tables will be loaded with platters of little fruit pies made of dried fruit layered between sheets of pastry and cut into squares or rounds, folded over, and crimped like empanadas. If you are asked into a house, you will not be allowed to leave without a handful, or bagful, of pies, to nibble like the cookies they resemble, Fig Newtons. Any kind of dried fruit in any combination will be good—apples, peaches, raisins, prunes, apricots, plums. Particularly good