Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Koeksisters

makes 30

1-1/2 (to 3) cups all-purpose flour
1 cup brown sugar
1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground cloves
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
½ teaspoon ground allspice
½ cup butter
4 eggs
vegetable oil for frying
syrup
1-1/2 pounds granulated sugar
1 pint water
½ tablespoon cinnamon

Heat sugar and water over medium heat. When mixture thickens, remove form heat. Stir in cinnamon. Cool syrup, then refrigerate. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, and allspice. Cut in butter. Beat the eggs. When dough comes together, form in to a ball. Roll out dough between two pieces of wax paper until ¼" in thickness. Carefully remove the top sheet of wax paper. Cut into rectangles. Heat oil to 350F. Fry cookies, a few at a time until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Dip warm cookies into cold syrup.

Comments:
Stephanie Hudson says: This was very easy. However the amount of flour needed is not enough. I had to put 1.5 cups of flour more. Otherwise a very nice cookie to have with a cuppa tea.