Elephant Ears

Course : Cookies
Serves: 1
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1 1/2 Cups milk
6 Tablespoons shortening
2 Packages yeast
2 Tablespoons sugar
1 Teaspoon salt
4 Cups flour
2 Cup oil for frying

Preparation / Directions:

In a saucepan combine milk, salt and shortening and heat until shortening is melted. Do not let mixture boil. Cool mixture to a lukewarm. Add yeast and stir until dissolved. Stir in flour two cups at a time, beating well after each addition until smooth. Put in a greased bowl, cover with damp cloth and let rise until double. Pinch off pieces of dough about the size of a golf ball. Stretch each piece into a thin 6-8 inch circle. Fry one at a time in oil, heated to 350~F. until dough rises to surface. Turn and fry on other side until light brown. Drain on paper towel and sprinkle with sugar mixture. SUGAR MIXTURE: 1/2 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon


Nutritional Information:

2862 Calories (kcal); 95g Total Fat; (29% calories from fat); 69g Protein; 429g Carbohydrate; 50mg Cholesterol; 2328mg Sodium

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