Chrusciki Bow Tie Cookies
Total TimePrep: 1 hour Cook: 5 min./batch
- 3 egg yolks
- 1 egg
- 1/4 cup spiced rum
- 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- Oil for deep-fat frying
- Additional confectioners' sugar
- In a large bowl, beat the egg yolks, egg, rum, vanilla and salt until blended. Gradually add confectioners' sugar; beat until smooth. Stir in flour until a stiff dough forms. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead seven times.
- Divide dough into three portions. Roll one portion into a 1/4-in.-thick rectangle, about 12 in. x 5-1/2 in. Cut in half lengthwise, then cut dough widthwise into 1-1/2-in.-wide strips. Cut a 3/4-in. lengthwise slit down the center of each strip; pull one of the ends through the slit, forming a bow. Repeat.
- In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375°. Fry cookies, a few at a time, for 1-2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Dust with confectioners’ sugar.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 38 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 17mg cholesterol, 27mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
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Dec 9, 2017
Regina I have the orig recipe in my polish bushas writing, 4c flour,2whole eggs,4yolks,1/2c sugar, brandy,salt, roll out cut twist fry, roll in powdered sugar
Oct 17, 2017
Very disappointed in them. I couldn't find my grandmother's recipe and this seemed close to it, however,they came out soft and chewy instead of crisp.
Dec 15, 2013
Can't wait to try these. They look like what my grandmother use to make. She was Lithuanian and her 1st husband was Polish.
Dec 31, 2011
Just like my mom used to make when I was a little girl. Except she used to say they were Italian and called them bow ties! I chnaged the recipe just slightly and used flavored rum (cherry). EXCELLENT!!!!