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Swedish Fattig Man

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Swedish Fattig Man cookies are often known as poor man's cookies, why? because they are quickly made. The ingredients used in these cookies are same as other cookies but these are fried while other cookies are baked.
Ingredients
  Eggs 2
  Egg yolks 2
  Confectioner’s sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter 2 Teaspoon, melted
  Brandy flavoring 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon rind 1 Tablespoon, grated
  All purpose flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs), sifted
  Fat 2 Tablespoon (For Frying)
Directions

MAKING
1)In a bowl, beat eggs and yolks until light and fluffy.
2)Add sugar, butter, brandy flavoring and lemon rind and continue beating.
3)Slowly add flour and mix well.
4)On a lightly floured broad place the dough and knead lightly. Chill.
5)Roll dough out on a lightly floured board as thin as possible.
6)Cut into strips 2 inches long by 1 inch wide.
7)Cut a gash in the center of each strip and pull one corner of the dough through the gash.
8)In a pan, heat fat and fry strips until light brown. Drain.

SERVING
9)Serve the Swedish Fattig Man cookies when desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Swedish
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Deep Fried
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Flour
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
15

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