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Fattigmann (Bowknots) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marian Lankard

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 egg yolks
c. sugar
tsp. salt
⅓ c. heavy cream
1 tbsp. melted butter
2 c. all-purpose flour, sifted
1 tsp. ground cardamom

vegetable shortening

powdered sugar

Directions:
Directions:
1. Beat the egg yolks till thick and lemon-colored; gradually add sugar.
2. Gently stir in butter.
3. Fold in whipped cream and cardamom.
4. Stir together flour and salt; gradually fold into yolk mixture just enough o make soft dough.
5. Wrap in plastic and let rest in the refrigerator overnight.
6. Divide dough in half. On lightly floured surface, roll each piece to ⅛-inch.
7. Melt the shortening on medium heat in a large pot until hot.
8. Cut dough in 3x-inch strips. Cut a slit lengthwise in center of each and pull one end through making a bowknot.
9. Deep fry a few at a time in 375 hot shortening until golden, about 60-90 seconds.
10. Take them out and drain on paper towels.
11. Dust with powdered sugar while still warm and serve.


Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
5 dozen
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
60 mins
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Fattigman also known as Poor Man's Knots simply because they are made without an expensive and ornate iron as are many Norwegian cookies ;)

 

 

 

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