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KFC Apple Pies (fried)

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Rick Mar 3, 2009 11:48 AM

Just wanted to let everyone know that KFC has those apple pies, like McDonalds, but they fry them at KFC. I remember reading how many people missed the fried pies at McDonalds, the ones I had today from KFC were great!

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    NewDude RE: Rick Mar 4, 2009 03:19 PM

    That just sounds flat out nasty. Sorry.

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      Rick RE: NewDude Mar 4, 2009 05:05 PM

      Why? Guess you don't like the ones from McD's either?

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        Kajikit RE: Rick Mar 5, 2009 08:25 AM

        They're not nasty - they're delicious! McDonalds apple pies just aren't the same since they stopped frying them... I remember them fondly from childhood, and I had to eat at McDonalds a few months ago so I ordered a pie... and it was VERY disappointing! Fortunately Checkers/Rallies sells fried apple pies too and they taste just the same as the original ones.

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          libgirl2 RE: Kajikit Mar 8, 2009 12:10 PM

          I used to LOVE McD's ones when I was young.

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        Boston_Otter RE: NewDude Feb 20, 2013 09:26 AM

        Have you tried them? Let us know.

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        FlowerMoundGirl RE: Rick Mar 6, 2009 10:54 PM

        They also sell them at Pizza Hut if yours has a WingStreet incorporated with it. They come 6 to an order and have cinnamon/sugar sprinkled on. Very yummy, unfortunately not very good for you but worth a splurge now and then :)

        http://www.pizzahut.com/Menu.aspx?tab...

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          bluela RE: FlowerMoundGirl Feb 19, 2013 03:11 PM

          The ones at Pizza Hut don't seem fried at all, or not deep fried (not a bubbly crisp crust) and they are always sitting in a sandy beach of slightly sugared, very powdery cinnamon. The KFC ones were delicious and very like the original McDonald's pies, but they appear to be phasing them out. For a while they kept telling us they were out of them at the local KFC, or that they couldn't make them right, and now they've removed them from the menu. :( I don't understand. Everyone loves these pies. Why do places keep discontinuing them? Someone should open a place that sells just fried pies!

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            bluela RE: bluela Mar 15, 2013 04:22 PM

            I don't think anyone else is actually paying attention to this thread anymore, but I had to note that they brought them back at our KFC. They had just had a mishandling problem with the cooking (although apparently they are a pain to prepare and package). The price has been bumped up to $1.19 for two, but that's still a great deal. They are the closest to the McDonald's originals I've tried, and reheat well in the toaster at home.

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              kattyeyes RE: bluela Mar 15, 2013 04:31 PM

              Well, I'm paying attention and I'm going to get some right now. :) The man on the phone says they're apple turnovers and they're fried.

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                kattyeyes RE: kattyeyes Mar 15, 2013 05:51 PM

                They look much like the old Mickey D's pies. They remain HOT AS HELL INSIDE just like the pies we all remember. Somehow, in my nostalgic memory, the filling was better at McDonald's (that clown made a mean apple pie back in the day, and then they had those talking trees, too, remember?!), but this is the closest thing I've had to that in a long time. Thanks for the tip and the trip down memory lane. :)

                 
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          Big N Fat RE: Rick Mar 13, 2009 12:40 AM

          And I do remember those fried McDoogle pies. Loved them and was very disappointed when they designed the baked ones. Sooooo....KFC has 'em. Hmmmm...
          -BnF

          1. mrbigshotno.1 RE: Rick Mar 14, 2009 06:33 PM

            Theye're great with a big ice cold glass of milk!

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              VegasEl RE: Rick Mar 14, 2009 06:41 PM

              Popeye's Chicken also has fried apple pies....but after they're cooked they are coated in cinnamon sugar. Yummy!

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                FlyerFan RE: VegasEl Mar 14, 2009 08:23 PM

                Same with Rally's/Checkers - the cinnamon sugar is a nice touch.

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                  littleflower RE: FlyerFan Mar 15, 2013 06:02 PM

                  Hardees also sells them 2 for a dollar...they don't have the cinnamon sugar on them, but they are fried!

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