Italian Bowtie Pastry (wandas)

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READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Cathleen Colbert

by Susan from Prep time does not include chill time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In one bowl, mix flour, salt and sugar.
  2. In a separate bowl, blend egg, butter and vanilla.
  3. Make a well in the dry ingredients and add the egg mixture, mix until a stiff dough forms.
  4. Add sherry a tablespoon at a time until the dough becomes smooth and pliable.
  5. Cover and chill 2 hours.
  6. Roll out chilled dough on a floured surface to 1/8 inch.
  7. Cut narrow strips and twist into loose knots.
  8. Fill deep fryer or heavy pot with 1-1/2 to 2 inches of oil.
  9. Heat to 375 degrees F.
  10. Fry cookies until they puff and turn golden brown (about 2 minutes).
  11. Drain on paper towels or brown bags.
  12. Dust with sugar while still warm.

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