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Danish Elephant Ears

  Unsalted butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs), lightly packed
  Ice water 7 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)

In medium bowl cut butter into flour until dough resembles coarse meal.
Gradually add water, stirring just until dough forms ball.
Divide into 2 balls.
Refrigerate I hour Grease baking sheets.
Roll dough out to 1/4-inch thickness and cut into 1 1/2-inch rounds.
Transfer to baking sheets and chill at least 30 minutes.
Preheat oven to 450 °F.
Dip rounds into sugar in shallow dish.
Prick dough with fork.
Bake until lightly browned, about 8 minutes, then turn and sprinkle again with sugar
Continue baking until sugar caramelizes, about 1 minute.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Better Buy
Main Dish
Kids, Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3297 Calories from Fat 1624

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 185 g284.5%

Saturated Fat 116 g579.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 483.8 mg161.3%

Sodium 32.9 mg1.4%

Total Carbohydrates 391 g130.3%

Dietary Fiber 6.8 g27%

Sugars 200.6 g

Protein 28 g55.5%

Vitamin A 112.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 9.7% Iron 64.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Danish Elephant Ears Recipe