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New England Crullers

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New England Crullers are a great snack. A favorite in the family, this is a available at home at anytime. I also like to stock this because of its sweetness...it works great for any cravings!! The kids absolutely love these and they always have a few with their cup of milk.
Ingredients
  Flour 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
  Fat 2 Cup (32 tbs) (for deep frying)
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2 Small
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 2 Tablespoon
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Powdered sugar 1
Directions

MAKING
1) Combine and sift the flour, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg.
2) In a bowl, add the shortening and sugar and cream till light.
3) Beat in the eggs.
4) Add in the flour mix alternating with milk and mix till it hold together.
5) Turn out onto a lightly floured surface.
6) Knead lightly.
7) Roll out to a 1/2 inch thick.
8) Cut into 8 x 3/4-inch strips.
9) Fold each strip.
10) Twist and firmly press the ends together.
11) In a skillet, add deep fat and heat.
12) Drop the shaped dough into the fat and fry for about 3 minutes, turning once.
13) Drain and coat in sugar.

SERVING
14) Serve as a snack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Deep Fried
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Nutmeg
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
24

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