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Unique Italian Deep Fried Cookies
Make and share this Florentine Love Knot Cookies recipe from Food.com.
- Put flour into a bowl and mix in the butter.
- Add the sugar, eggs, egg yolks, salt, lemon zest, and rum to the flour.
- Work the ingredients into dough.
- If the dough is too dry add a little water.
- Place the dough on a floured surface and knead well for 10 minutes.
- The dough should be smooth and shiny.
- Cover and allow to rest in a cool place for 1 hour.
- Heat at least 3-4" of oil to 350°F
- Divide the dough into fourths.
- On a floured surface roll out one quarter of the dough until it is thin (1/6") and cut into strips about 4" x 1/2".
- Tie each strip into a simple, loose knot.
- Fry the knots, 4 or 5 at a time, until puffed up and golden (about 1-2 minutes).
- Remove and drain on paper towels.
- Repeat with the rest of the dough.
- Before serving sprinkle with sifted confectioners sugar.
something is missing i think
Not what I expected. I was hoping for a better cookie then what I ended up with. Too much lemon zest and not enough rum.