Christmas Rosette Cookies
Submitted by Robin Willis
About the cook: Love to bake and do canning. Jams, jellies, sauces.....it'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
Estimated Time: Under 30 Minutes
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.