Elephant Ears

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Elephant Ears

Postby Moderator » Mon Sep 16, 2013 11:19 am

Recipe Name: Elephant Ears

Ingredients:
Shortening
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) margarine or butter
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup milk
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Sugar

Method:
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Heat oven to 425º.
Grease cookie sheet with:
Shortening
Melt in saucepan over low heat, then set aside:
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) margarine or butter
Mix in medium bowl with wooden spoon:
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
Stir in to make a dough:
3 tablespoons of the melted margarine or butter
1/3 cup milk
Sprinkle a clean surface (such as a kitchen counter or bread board) with
flour. Put dough on surface. Roll ball of dough around 3 or 4 times. Knead
dough quickly and lightly by folding, pressing and turning. Repeat 10
times. Roll or pat dough into 9 × 5-inch rectangle.
Mix in small bowl:
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Brush dough with the rest of the melted margarine or butter, then sprinkle
with the sugar-cinnamon mixture.
Roll dough up tightly, beginning at short end of rectangle. Pinch edge of
dough into roll to seal. Adult help: Cut roll into 4 equal pieces with
sharp knife. Put pieces, cut sides up, on cookie sheet, then pat into
6-inch circles.
Sprinkle circles with:
Sugar
Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Immediately remove
elephant ears from cookie sheet with spatula to wire rack. Cool.
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