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Eva's Long Johns Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carolyn Kelly
Added: Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c.milk
1 egg beaten
1 tsp. salt
1/4 c. lukewarm water
2 Tbsp. sugar
4 Tbsp. shortening, melted
1 pkg. yeast
3 to 4 c. sifted flourf

Directions:
Directions:
Dissolve yeast in lukewarm water and mix other ingredients in order given.
Roll out thin about 1/4 inch on a floured board, Cut into narrow strips 1 x 4 inches. Lay on table to rise, about 1 hour. Fry in deep fat (oil) for several minutes or until golden brown on the other side. Makes 24

Frost with mixture of powdered sugar, maple flavoring, and milk to thin for glaze.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
24
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
My mother made these tasty treats and her three children helped by glazing them by the time the last John was dipped in the glaze the last one was eaten. It brings back good memories of long ago each time I make them.

 

 

 

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