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Portzelky (New Year's Cookies)

Submitted by: Julianna.Marie 
Puffy, yeast-raised little raisin cookies are fried to golden brown and sprinkled with confectioners' sugar for a traditional Mennonite treat to ring in the new year. 
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Loukoumades

Submitted by: JOANNA 
Living In: Holiday, Florida, USA
These little yeast-risen dough puffs are deep-fried to a golden brown, then drizzled with honey syrup and sprinkled with cinnamon. They're popular all around the Mediterranean, especially in Greece, and are beloved as a Hanukkah treat among Sephardic Jews. 
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Malasadas Dois

Submitted by: Scotty 
Living In: Seattle, Washington, USA
A raised, deep fried, Portuguese donut. Very popular as fund raisers in Southeastern Massachusetts where I grew up. 
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Olie Bollen

Submitted by: rita 
Living In: Riverside, California, USA
Olie Bollen (oh-lee boh-lun) are small Dutch doughnut-style fritters, traditionally made and served as a snack or breakfast on New Year's Eve or New Year's Day. 
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Apricot-Filled Empanaditas

Submitted by: Delilah Lopez 
Mini empanadas are filled with a spiced apricot jam and fried until golden. This is a wonderful traditional dessert served at Christmas time in my family. You may omit the cloves if you prefer a less spicy version. 
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Whiskey Chruscik

Submitted by: Cindy 
These sugar-dusted bowties are flavored with a shot of whiskey. 
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My Mom's Raised Doughnuts

Submitted by: Peggi Weaver Tebben 
Home Town: Poteau, Oklahoma, USA
Living In: Granbury, Texas, USA
These yeast-raised doughnuts are so light and fluffy, they're like a sweet and flavorful cloud. Spread with a simple vanilla glaze. 
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Zeppoli

Submitted by: Carmela Sagendorf 
Dust these little fry breads with powdered sugar as soon as they are cooked. An Italian tradition on Christmas Eve, they make a fun treat any time of year. 
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Polish Doughnuts

Submitted by: Susan 
Sweet yeast doughnuts are made with lots of egg yolk for a rich and tender pastry. Roll in sugar after frying so every bite is as sweet as can be. 
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Oliebollen (Dutch Doughnuts)

Submitted by: FlourGirl 
Home Town: Milpitas, California, USA
Living In: Olympia, Washington, USA
Ollie-bollen, or (Oliebollen) is a dutch pastry similar to a doughnut. It typically is a deep fried pastry filled with raisins and dusted with powdered sugar. Some modern variations serve them topped with berry filling, but this is a traditional recipe. Oliebollen are a traditional treat on New Year's 
 
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