Deep Fried Friday: MoonPies

August 24, 2012 | By | Comments (2)

Moon PieCan MoonPies be even more decadent? Watch and find out as I deep-fry this tasty treat.

Deep Fried MoonPies

Makes 4 to 6 servings


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 4 Moon Pies
  • 2 cups Japanese breadcrumbs (Panko)
  • Vegetable oil


1. Whisk together first 5 ingredients in a medium bowl. Dip Moon Pies in batter until coated and dredge in breadcrumbs.

2. Pour oil to a depth of 2 inches; heat over medium heat to 350°. Fry Moon Pies in batches, 20 to 30 seconds on each side or until golden brown. Drain on a wire rack over paper towel. Serve whole or cut into quarters.

Watch this dreamy pastry get a satisfying crunch:

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  1. Nikki Edwards

    I re-disovered Moon Pie’s on a recent visit to the south and have been obsessed every since. Not only have I been part of an undercover plan to become fat but have included friends from all over to be part of this devilish scheme. They are now offered in a variety of delicious favors plus you have the audacity to create/share a recipe for deep fried moon pies?! Omg..

    August 6, 2014 at 10:38 am
  2. 5 Southern Foods NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Shouldn’t Eat With a Fork | Your Hub for Southern Culture

    […] If you are eating a Moon Pie with anything else besides the sheer joy of a child on your face, you must not have been fetched up right. This still goes for any you might deep-fry after you read this. […]

    July 30, 2014 at 3:32 pm

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