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  • 4 c Flour
  • 3/4 c Sweet milk
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1/3 c Sugar
  • 3 tb Shortening
  • 2 ts Baking powder
  • Sprinkle of nutmeg, (optional)


Sift flour, baking powder, salt, nutmeg and sugar together. Then break in eggs. Mix in shortening and milk. Roll a bit thicker than pie crust. Make squares. Cut strips about 1/2 inch wide lengthwise to within 3/4 inch of the edge of square. To tangle, pick up dough by every other strip and give a slight twist. Fry in deep fat until brown. Drain and sprinkle with sugar.
Recipe by: CookBook USA
Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #466 by Gerald Edgerton <> on Feb 02, 1997.