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LEFSE Recipe

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Added: Friday, September 5, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 - 8 potatoes (6 cups mashed)
2 tsp. salt
2 T. sugar
8 T. butter
8 T. flour

Directions:
Directions:
Peel, boil, drain and mash potatoes to make 6 cups. Work salt, sugar, butter, cream into warm mashed potatoes. While still warm, work 6 cups of flour into dough. Cover and let cool in refrigerator. Preheat an electric skillet to high temperature.

To complete, two people should work together: one to roll the dough and the other to fry the lefse rounds. Using a full tablespoon of dough, roll it out as thin as possible (VERY thin). Fry to a golden brown on both sides. Cool and store in ziploc bags with paper towel in between each lefse piece. Butter, sprinkle with cinnamon/sugar and roll "cigar style" before eating.

 

 

 

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