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Chrusciki I

Chrusciki I

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Sue Peters

This is the Polish version of angel wings.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 256 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 23.5 g
  • 36%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.8g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 1.8 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 67 mg
  • 22%
  • Sodium:
  • 62 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk egg yolks, egg, sugar, salt, vanilla, and whiskey. Stir in 2 cups of the flour. If dough is sticky, add the rest of the flour. Knead dough for 5 minutes; divide into three parts. Keep dough pieces covered with plastic wrap until ready to use.
  2. Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Or, alternately, melt 2 pounds lard(see Editor's Note). Oil should be about 1 inch deep.
  3. On a lightly floured surface, roll out one piece of the dough until it's paper-thin. Cut into parallelogram (long diamond) shapes, and use a sharp paring knife to cut a slot in the centers. Pull one point of the diamond through the slot; set aside and repeat with remaining pieces.
  4. Fry 2 to 4 pieces at a time, depending on the size of your pan, about 5 to 10 seconds on each side. The cookies should not be browned. Remove from oil and drain on paper towels; dust with confectioners' sugar when cool. Store any remaining cookies in an airtight container.
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Reviews

REBEKAH39
12
4/10/2003

Only one word for these. GREAT! I added a LITTLE more whiskey. :-)))))

Matthew
7
12/11/2005

Almost like Moms

Linda Belben
5
11/26/2014

I make these the traditional Polish way. To keep from being tough no egg whites. 13 egg yokes. Small container of sour cream. Flour until it stops sticking to your hands. I have never made them in under 3 hours. Type of alcohol does not matter. I use whiskey. I usually use 2 boxes of xxx sugar. They melt in your mouth.....remember don't be afraid to kneed the dough....there are no real measurements of ingredients. Super light and super tasty.