How to make it

  • Beat together egg yolks and salt until thick and light.
  • Beat in light cream, sugar and butter.
  • Sift together flour and nutmeg.
  • Add to egg yolk mixture with lemon rind.
  • Mix well, then chill 1 hour.
  • Roll out 1/4 of the dough at a time, keeping the remaining dough chilled.
  • Roll 1/16 inch thick.
  • Cut in 1-1/2-inch wide strips.
  • Cut diagonally at 4-inch intervals.
  • Make 1 inch slit lengthwise in center of each piece.
  • Slip one end through the slit.
  • Fry a few at a time in deep fat (350 degrees F) for 1 to 2 minutes or until golden.
  • Remove cookie from fat with a slotted spoon.
  • Drain on paper towels.
  • Sprinkle with icing sugar.
  • Store in an airtight container.

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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    Looks good Lor will try it
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  • juliecake 16 years ago
    My dad, Norwegian, always made these when I was growing up! It's my turn to make them. Wonderful!
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  • sunnee2000 16 years ago
    We love these!

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  • lor 16 years ago
    You're so very welcome Oma ;-)
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  • shirleyoma 16 years ago
    Oma, this sounds fantastic!!! Thanks for a great post!
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    " It was excellent "
    organicmama ate it and said...
    Sounds good Lor!
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