Fattigmans Bakkelser(Norwegian Fried Cookies)

Total Time
3hrs 1min
Prep 3 hrs
Cook 1 min

Norwegian deep fried cookies with a slight spicy flavor. I substitute cinnamon instead of the cardamom.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In mixer bowl, beat egg yolks and sugar for about 10 minutes or until very thick and lemon colored.
  2. Stir in cream, cognac, cardamom and lemon peel.
  3. Mix in enough flour to make a stiff dough, cover and refrigerate at least 3 hours.
  4. Heat deep fryer to 375 degrees.
  5. Divide dough in half and roll very thin 1/8 to 1/16 thick on well floured board.
  6. Cut dough into 4x2 inch diamonds, cut slit about 1 inch in center and draw long point of diamond through slit and curl back in opposite direction.
  7. Fry in deep fryer about 15 seconds on each side or until light brown.
  8. Drain and store in airtight container.
  9. Before serving sprinkle with powdered sugar.
  10. *Selfrising flour can be used in this recipe.

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