|1pkg||dry yeast||1/2 pkg|
|1/4 cup||lukewarm water||1/4 cup|
|1 1/2 tsp||sugar||1/4 cup|
|2 1/2 tsp||salt||1/2 tsp|
|1/2 cup||shortening||1/8 cup|
|1 3/4 cup||boiling water||1/2 cup|
|6 cup||flour||3 3/4 cup|
|evap milk||1/2 cup|
Pour boiling water over shortening, sugar, and salt. Add milk. Cool to lukewarm. Dissolve yeast in lukewarm water. Add to cooled mixture, with egg. Stir in 2 cups flour. Beat. Add flour to make soft dough. Chill in greased bowl w/ waxed paper over dough.
Roll 1/4". Cut into squares. Fry.
Serve with plenty of powdered sugar. These recipes have no nutmeg. Others do.
This was a rare Sunday morning treat once upon a time. If you serve it at night instead it is much more conveniently prepared.
- Cream 1.5 Tbsp shortening
- Add 1/2 cup sugar
- Beat in 1 egg and
1 tsp lemon flavoring
- Sift and add alternately 3/4 cup flour
1/8 tsp salt
1 tsp baking powder
- c 3 Tbsp milk
- Drop by tsp on greased baking sheet, well apart.
- Bake at 350 for 15 minutes