Deep-fried Wonton Cookies

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Recipe by Lennie

This unique cookie recipe is from a 1990 Betty Crocker booklet. It only makes 2 dozen, but they'd be very different on a Christmas goodies tray.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12 cups chopped prunes, , or substitute chopped dried apples
  • 1 cup chopped dried apricot
  • 1 12 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 12 cups flaked coconut
  • 1 cup chopped almonds
  • 24 wonton skins
  • vegetable oil (for frying)


  1. Mix prunes, apricots, brown sugar, coconut and almonds together to make filling.
  2. Place about 2 tsp filling on centre of each wonton skin; moisten edges with water.
  3. Fold each skin in half to form a triangle; press edges firmly to seal.
  4. Cover to prevent drying.
  5. Heat oil (1 to 1-1/2 inches) to 360F degrees.
  6. Fry 3 to 4 wontons at a time, about 1 minute on each side, turning occasionally, until golden brown; drain.

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