Christmas Rosette Cookies

Submitted by Robin Willis

About the cook: Love to bake and do canning. Jams, jellies,'s all good!

About the dish: So fun to make and so light and crispy! I remember my mom making them when we were young. Now I decided to try my hand at them!

National Origin: Italian

Serves: 8

Estimated Time: Under 30 Minutes


1 egg
1 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup flour
2 tablespoons sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
Veg oil for frying
Powdered sugar to dust


Combine eggs, sugar and salt; beat well. Add remaining ingredients and beat until smooth.

Heat a rosette iron in deep, hot oil (375 degrees) for 2 minutes.

Drain excess oil from iron. Dip in batter to 1/4 inch from the top of the iron, then dip iron immediately into hot oil (375 degrees).

Fry rosette until golden, about 30 seconds. Lift out; tip upside down to drain. With fork, push rosette off iron onto a rack placed over paper towels.

Dust with powdered sugar.

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