“My Grandma made these cookies for us. We make an 'imitation' of these by cutting flour tortillas into strips and deep-frying and then sprinkling with confectioners' sugar. To make the cookies or tortillas fancier my Grandma used a serrated knife to give a jagged edge.” - by Wendy Mello
Original recipe yields 2 - 3 dozen
- Beat eggs until fluffy, add remaining ingredients and mix well. Knead until smooth and elastic.
- Roll thinly on floured board. Cut into strips 1 x 5 inches. Cut a 1 inch slit in the center of each strip and pull one end thru.
- Fry in 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) oil until golden brown. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.
Amount Per Serving (36 total)
- 38 cal
- 0.9 g
- 6.5 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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"I tried this recipe because I didn't have anything sweet to eat in the house so I searched for a recipe using lemon flavor. My kids kind of liked it but it didn't give me the "something sweet" I was ..." See morelooking for."
"I planned to use vanilla for the lemon extract. Not finding any, I added maple syrup and chocolate syrup(a small squirt of each). I did have trouble with pulling an end through the slit, so I made sma..." See moreller pieces instead. It fries very fast and my family loves it. I think it tastes like a funnel cake."
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