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Knots (Straublen) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Joyce Hill

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 cups flour
pinch of salt
4 egg yolks
10 - 11 tbsp. cream

Directions:
Directions:
Place egg yolks into the flour and salt. Add cream little at a time - knead until the dough is well mixed. Cover and rest dough for 1/2 hour. Roll the dough out on a large cutting board. Make vertical slices about 1 inch wide by 5 inches long. Make a slit in the middle of each piece and bring one end thru the slit to make a twist. Heat oil medium to hot, drop a twists at a time into the hot oil. Use a slotted spoon to turn after they become light brown. Remove twists onto paper towels. When almost cool, sprinkle with powder sugar.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Grandma made a huge pile of these pastries at every special party and during the holidays. My mom Frieda also made them.

 

 

 

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