Crostoli - Knot Cookies

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READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by ChrisF

Can't recall where I got this recipe, I have been making them for about 20 years. They are a fried cookie,lite and crisp. I use a deep fry pan for this. They add a different texture to the cookie tray at Holiday time. Also the almond - orange extract is delightful too.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a small mixing bowl cut butter into flour till it resembles small peas.
  2. Combine eggs, sugar, almond& orange extracts and salt.
  3. Stir into flour mixture.
  4. Turn onto a floured board,knead until smooth.
  5. Cover and let rest for 30 minutes.
  6. Divide dough into 2 equal parts.
  7. Roll each half into a 12X6 in rectangle.
  8. Cut into 6X3/4 inch strips.
  9. Carefully tie strips into knots.
  10. Fry a few at a time in deep fat (oil).
  11. (375 degrees) till golden brown (3minutes) flip once.
  12. Drain well.
  13. Cool and dust with powdered sugar.

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