Preparation / Directions:
Beat eggs, sugar, salt and flavorings. Place flour on board, cut in butter, add eggs and knead until a smooth ball.
If dough is too soft, gradually add a little flour. Divide dough in 4 pieces, roll each piece to 1/4" thickness on floured board. Cut with pastry cutter into thin strips, 6" long and 1" wide, tie into a loose knot. Deep try until golden brown, drain and sprinkle with confectioners sugar.
Variation 6 cups flour 6 eggs 1/2 cup lard, softened 1/4 cup sugar 2 tbsp. baking powder I tsp. salt oil for frying I cup confectioners sugar
Follow blending and kneading directions above. Cut dough into strips, tie into a knot. Fry then drain on paper towels. Cool and sprinkle with powdered sugar.