Fattigmans Bakkelse (Norwegian Christmas Cookies)

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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 50
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Beat egg yolks, sugar and salt in a large bowl until thickened.
  • Beat in cognac & heavy cream.
  • Stir in flour & cardamom until dough forms. Knead dough on floured work surface. Cover & chill 4-8 hours.
  • Heat vegetable oil in deep fryer to 365 degrees. Roll dough out on floured work surface. Do this a little at a time and VERY thinly.
  • Cut dough into strips, then into diamonds 2x4".
  • Cut vertical slit in middle of each diamond and "thread" one end through slit.
  • Fry cookies a few at a time. Flip as they rise to surface and cook until golden and lightly puffed.
  • Drain on paper towels & let cool. Sprinkle with powdered sugar & serve.
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