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servings 504 cals
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Original recipe yields 18 servings



  • Calories:
  • 504 kcal
  • 25%
  • Fat:
  • 31.5 g
  • 49%
  • Carbs:
  • 46.2g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 8.6 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 184 mg
  • 61%
  • Sodium:
  • 186 mg
  • 7%

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. In a large bowl mix together all ingredients. Stir into a ball, then turn dough out onto a floured surface . Knead dough for 1/2 hour. If you have a mixer with a dough hook attachment, mix for about 15 minutes.
  2. Let dough rest for 10 minutes.
  3. On a floured surface, roll out dough to 1/4 to 1/8 inch thickness. Cut into strips that are 3 inches long and 1 inch wide. In the center of each strip, cut a 1 inch slit, lengthwise. Pull one end of the strip through the slit to form a bow.
  4. In a frying pan or an electric skillet, melt shortening and heat to about 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). in a frying pan this would be on medium high heat.
  5. Place cookies in hot oil. Cook on both sides until lightly browned then remove to a paper towel.
  6. Dust finished cookies with confectioners sugar.


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These are fantastic cookies. Light and airy with the powdered suger dusting make them irresistible. You can't eat just one! I made these with my mother when I was growing up and were always a s...

Wonderful! I've been trying to find the recipe most like my Baba's because I left mine with my brother. We don't use alcohol in ours, either. I'm allergic to alcohol, so it was very important to...

I'd never heard of this before, but I needed a recipe to use up the leftover egg yolks from an angel food cake I'd made. I brought these to our Mother's Day brunch, and everyone loved them! Than...

I was excited by this recipe, but unfortunately it was very bland and I had a really hard time cooking the dough all the way through in the oil. Also, make sure in the first step where it says '...

So yummy! My grandmother made similar ones and I lost the recipe. I'm glad to have found one almost exactly like it again.

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