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Elephant Ears Recipe

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This recipe for Elephant Ears, by , is from The Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters Friends and Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

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Added: Thursday, December 14, 2006


cup of margarine or butter
1 cup of flour
2 tablespoons of sugar
teaspoon baking powder
teaspoon salt
1/3 cup milk
3 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoons of ground cinnamon

1.Heat oven to 425 degrees.
2.Grease a cookie sheet.
3.Heat margarine until melted; set aside. Stir flour, 2 tbl. sugar, baking powder and salt in a medium bowl. Stir in milk and 3 tablespoons of the melted margarine until dough forms.
4.Sprinkle a surface lightly with flour; turn dough onto surface. Knead 10 times. Roll dough with rolling pin or pat with hands into a rectangle, 9 x 5 inches. Brush with remaining melted margarine, using a pastry brush; sprinkle with mixture of 3 tbl. sugar and the cinnamon.
5.Roll dough up tightly, beginning at the narrow end. Pinch edge of dough into roll to seal. Cut into 4 equal pieces with sharp knife. Place cut sides up on cookie sheet; pat each into 6 inch circles. Sprinkle with more sugar.
6.Bake until golden brown, 8 to 10 minutes. Immediately remove from cookie sheet with spatula. Let cool on wire rack.
Makes 4 Elephant Ears




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