Fried Norwegian Cookies Aka Fattigmans Bakkelse

Recipe by RecipeNut
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READY IN: 3hrs 1min
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Beat eggs and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer at medium speed until thick and lemon colored.
  • Beat in butter, milk and vanilla until well blended.
  • Gradually add 1 1/2 cups flour.
  • Beat at low speed until well blended.
  • Stir in enough remaining flour with spoon to form soft dough.
  • Divide dough into 4 portions; cover and refrigerate until firm, at least 2 hours or overnight.
  • With floured hands, shape 1 portion dough at a time into 1-inch-thick square.
  • Place dough on lightly floured surface.
  • Roll out dough to 11-inch square.
  • Cut dough into 1 1/4-inch strips; cut strips diagonally at 2-inch intervals.
  • Cut 1 1/4-inch slit vertically down center of each strip.
  • Insert one end of strip through cut to form twist; repeat with each strip.
  • Repeat with remaining dough portions.
  • Heat oil in large saucepan to 365°F.
  • Place 12 cookies at a time in hot oil.
  • Fry about 1 1/2 minutes or until golden brown, turning cookies once with slotted spoon.
  • Drain on paper towels.
  • Dust cookies with powdered sugar.
  • Cookies are best if served immediately, but can be stored in airtight container for up to 1 day.
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