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Grandma Shirley's Mandel Bread Recipe

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Stephanie Krasny
Added: Wednesday, December 12, 2007


3 cups flour
cups veg oil
3 eggs (large---not xl)
1 cup sugar
1 or 2 teaspoons baking powder (I do 1 )
Pinch salt
teaspoon vanilla
Add mini chocolate chips, poppy seeds, nuts, etc.

1. Mix eggs and sugar a little at a time
2. Add salt, baking soda, and vanilla
3. Add oil and flour a little at a time (end with oil)
4. Knead dough
5. Add chocolate chips, poppy seeds or nuts
6. Put dough in fridge for 20 min.
7. Roll into 2 logs on large ungreased baking sheet
8. Cook at 350 for about 30 minutes. It should be golden on the bottom.
9. Slice into pieces and turn on its side. Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar and bake for 15 minutes until golden.
10. Flip to the other side, sprinkle with cinnamon sugar and bake for another 15 minutes until golden brown.




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