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Aunt Phyl's Bow Ties/Angel Wings Recipe

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Mary Stoll


4 c. flour
6 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tbsp. melted butter
1 tbsp. sugar

Mix all ingred. in large bowl.
Remove to pastry board and knead until smooth.
Use half of the dough at a time.
Keep other half covered so it won't dry out.
Roll it till it is thin.
With a ravioli cutter cut the sheet into strips that are 6 inches long and 1 inch wide.
Make a one inch length slit in center of each strip. Pass one end of strip thru the slot and gently pull it al the way thru until it looks like a bow.
Repeat with each strip.
Work quickly so the doughwill not dry out.
Fry about 10 at a time ( depending on the size of your pan) till golden brown.
Drain on brown bags and then sprinkle with confectionary sugar.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Nina sent me this and has the original in Auntie's own handwriting.




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