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"Schelegies", Love Knot Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jon and Debbie West
Added: Thursday, September 11, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 egg yolks
6 tablespoons sugar
3 tablespoons whiskey
Enough flour to make dough
1/4 cup milk
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1 pinch salt
Powdered sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Mix eggs, sugar, milk and whiskey in a bowl. Sift baking powder and salt with four and add to egg mixture. Note: dough should be tacky, but not sticky.

Roll small amount of dough in a circle. Cut in strips 3/4" wide. Cut slit in center of strip lengthwise.

Pull one end through the slit. Fry about 6 at a time in
1 1/2" hot grease, turning once until golden brown.

Drain on paper towels and sift powdered sugar over each. Store in a cookie tin.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
50
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Another recipe from Grandma Trohaugh (who will be 99 this year and still bakes these at Christmas time). No Christmas would be complete without these. Not sure where the name Schelegies came from, but that is what our family calls them.

 

 

 

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