Fried Sugar Cookies

Recipe by marisk
READY IN: 35mins
YIELD: 25 cookies




  • Sift flour and baking powder together.
  • Add sugar, salt, egg and milk. Blend to make a smooth dough.
  • Roll out and cut into 1/2"X1/4"X1" strips. (sprinkle with a little flour if difficult to cut).
  • Heat oil in deep skillet 1/3 full to 330 degrees F.
  • Fry dough pieces, adding one at a time, making sure they don't stick together. Remove from oil when and drain on paper towel when evenly browned.
  • To make the icing, heat the sugar and water in a small saucepan over medium heat, constantly stirring until it thickens. If a small drop immersed in water hardens, it is ready.
  • Add fried dough pieces to syrup and gently stir to coat all pieces evenly.
  • Place cookies on cookie sheet covered with parchment paper and allow to cool and set.
  • Place in ziplock type bag or other container once coating dries and hardens.