German Fried Dough (Pillow Tips)

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maggie hanecker

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@maggiehs

This recipe was handed down from my mother. My entire family loves it.
The dough freezes well. I cut the dough in half before I freeze it just in case company comes and I want to make a quick dessert.
I often made it around Christmas and sent plates to share
with friends and family. The fried cookies should be eaten the same day or wrapped well and put in the freezer for another day.

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Serves:
about 16
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Deep Fry

Ingredients

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5 c
flour
4
egg yolks
16 oz
sour cream
oil for frying
powder sugar/cinnamon

How to Make German Fried Dough (Pillow Tips)

Step-by-Step

  • 1Make dough:
    Mix egg yolks with sour cream and add to flour.
    Combine until a smooth dough is formed. Rest 30 minutes.
  • 2Roll out half the dough at a time into a large rectangle.
    Use a fancy fluted cutting wheel or knife to cut into rectangles or strips.
  • 3Heat oil in heavy duty pan or wok. (3-4 ins. deep)
    When oil is hot, fry 3-4 pieces of dough, turning to fry both sides.
  • 4Remove from oil and place on paper towel lined jelly-roll pan. Sprinkle with powdered sugar/cinnamon.

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About German Fried Dough (Pillow Tips)

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: German
Other Tag: Heirloom




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