Italian Bowtie Pastry (wandas)

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READY IN: 45mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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