for family meals :
- Mexican Fried Cookies
recipe comes from Recipes in The Mail
and was submitted by Rosina.
1/4 cup white sugar
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup white sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup vegetable oil for frying
a large bowl combine eggs with 1/4 cup sugar
and beat until thick and lemon-colored. Add
the oil. Combine separately 1-1/2 cups of the
flour, the baking powder and the salt. Gradually
add this to the egg mixture and beat well.
dough out onto a floured board (use remaining
1/2 cup flour) and knead thoroughly until dough
dough into sixteen balls. Roll each one into
a circle about 5 inches in diameter. Let stand
uncovered on waxed paper for about 10 minutes.
oil in a deep fry pan to 350ºF (175ºC).
Fry circles until golden brown, turning once.
Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with sugar/cinnamon
mixture. Store airtight.