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Italian Cannoli

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Italian Cannoli makes a very good wrapping for sweet or savory stuffing. It is good to serving as a snack in parties and to kids. Cannoli adds a twist to the regular snack items. It can be filled with foods that kids often don't like to eat.
Ingredients
  Fat 2 Tablespoon (For Frying)
  Pistachio nuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Confectioner’s sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All purpose flour 3 Cup (48 tbs), sifted
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  White wine 4 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1)In a bowl, sift together flour, cinnamon, salt and sugar.
2)Then, cut in butter.
3)Add egg, water and wine and stir until stiff dough is formed.
4)Knead it on a lightly floured board until soft and smooth.
5)Divide dough in half and chill for 30 minutes.
6)Roll each half out to 1/8 inch thickness. Cut into 4-inch squares.
7)Wrap each piece around aluminum tubes or wooden sticks about 1/2 inch thick and 6 inches long.
8)Then, press edges together to seal, but do not press dough firmly against tube.
9)In a pan, heat fat and drop the strips in to it and cook until dark brown.
10)Remove cannoli carefully from sticks and cool.

SERVING
11)Serve the Italian Cannoli filled with sweet or savory filling of your choice.

TIPS
If you have no aluminum tubes, 6-inch lengths of a thin broomstick work very well for wrapping.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Deep Fried
Ingredient: 
Flour
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
15

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