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Olie Bollen (Oil Balls) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ann Marie Hogan
Added: Wednesday, January 19, 2005

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
4 cups flour
4 tsp baking powder
2 tsp melted shortening
1 1/2 cups milk
1 cup raisins (boil in water, pour water off)

Directions:
Directions:
Drop by small spoonsful in deep, hot, fat as for doughnuts.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
We had these at Christmas. My friend Suzette's mother, Annie Ganzeveld, would make them. My dad (Martin) loved them. Annie Ganzeveld's mother, who died when she was young, was a girlhood friend of Grandma Oostenink (Cynthia K. Oostenink). They went to school together.

 

 

 

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