*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                 Fried Diamond Twists: Fattigmanns Bakkels
 
 Recipe By     : Best Loved Foods of Christmas, Pillsbury, undated booklet
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies                          Desserts
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      tablespoon    butter -- melted
      1/3  cup           cream
      1/3  cup           sugar
      1/2  teaspoon      salt*
    6                    egg yolks
    2      cups          Pillsbury’s Best All Purpose Flour* -- sifted
      1/4  teaspoon      French’s Cinnamon,Cardamom, or Nutmeg -- optional
    1      tablespoon    lemon rind (optional) -- grated
                         fat
                         confectioners' sugar
 
 FRY at 350 degrees about  2 minutes. MAKES 5 to 6 dozen.
 Blend together the butter, cream sugar, salt, and egg yolks. Beat with
 electric mixer or rotary beater until well blended. Add gradually 2 to 2 1/4
 cups flour to form a stiff dough.  If desired, add cinnamon, cardamom or
 nutmeg or grated lemon rind.  Blend thoroughly.  Roll out dough, one-fourth
 at a time, on floured surface to 1/16-inch thickness.  Chill remaining dough
 until ready to use.  Cut in strips about 1 1/2 i nches wide with pastry wheel
 or sharp knife.  Then cut diagonally at 4-inch ntervals. Make 2-inch slit
 lengthwise in center of heach piece, then slip one end through slit.  Fry in
 hot deep fat (350 degrees) until delicately browned, about 1 minutes on each
 side. Drain on absorbent paper. Sprinkle with sifted confectioners' sugar.
 *For use with Pillsbury’s Best Self-Rising Flour, omit salt.
 
                    - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 
 
 NOTES : “Pronounced Fah-tee-mahns Bahk-els.  From Pillsbury’s European Recipe
 Service-A cookie from Norway.”