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"My Grandma made these cookies for us. We make an 'imitation' of these by cutting flour tortillas into strips and deep-frying and then sprinkling with confectioners' sugar. To make the cookies or tortillas fancier my Grandma used a serrated knife to give a jagged edge."
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servings 38 cals
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Original recipe yields 36 servings



  • Calories:
  • 38 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 0.9 g
  • 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.5g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 12 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


  1. Beat eggs until fluffy, add remaining ingredients and mix well. Knead until smooth and elastic.
  2. Roll thinly on floured board. Cut into strips 1 x 5 inches. Cut a 1 inch slit in the center of each strip and pull one end thru.
  3. Fry in 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) oil until golden brown. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.


  • Editor's Note
  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.


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