Elephant Ears

Recipe by Abby C
READY IN: 34mins




  • Heat the oven to 425 degrees.
  • Grease a cookie sheet with shortening.
  • Heat margarine until melted; set aside.
  • Stir flour, 2 tablespoons sugar, the baking powder and salt in a medium bowl.
  • Stir in milk and 3 tablespoons of the melted margarine until dough forms.
  • Sprinkle a surface lightly with flour; turn dough onto surface.
  • Knead 10 times.
  • Roll dough with a rolling pin or pat with hands into a rectangle, 9x5 inches.
  • Brush with remaining melted margarine, using a pastry brush; sprinkle with mixture of 3 tablespoons sugar and cinnamon.
  • Roll dough up tightly, beginning at narrow end.
  • Pinch edge of dough into roll to seal.
  • Cut into 4 equal pieces with sharp knife.
  • Place cut sides up on cookie sheet; pat each into a 6-inch circle.
  • Sprinkle with more sugar.
  • Bake until golden brown, 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Immediately remove from cookie sheet with a spatula.
  • Let cool on wire rack.