Ingredients

How to make it

  • Oil for Frying
  • Confectioners Powdered Sugar
  • * For 1/2 recipe, half everything but the Yeast
  • Method: In a large mixing bowl, sprinkle yeast over water; stir to
  • dissolve. Add sugar, salt, eggs and milk. Blend with blender. Add 4
  • cups flour; beat smooth. Add shortening and beat in remaining 4 cups
  • flour. Cover with plastic wrap and chill overnight. Roll out of
  • floured board to 1/8 inch thick. Cut into 2-1/2 inch squares. Deep
  • fry at 360 degrees for 2-3 minutes until lightly browned on both
  • sides. Drain on towel and sprinkle with powdered sugar. Serve hot!

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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    wonderful ppost luv these thanks bunches high5
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    " It was excellent "
    mjcmcook ate it and said...
    Hi...
    Thanks for the "real" recipe
    for the favorite food in New Orleans!
    ....mjcmcook...
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  • annieamie 6 years ago
    Another great recipe! Thanks as always! I'm going to make these now!
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    " It was excellent "
    lunasea ate it and said...
    I've had beignets numerous at the Cafe Du Monde in NO, and now I can make them right at home. They are SO delicious and SO addictive! Thanks you so much, Shirley...
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    " It was excellent "
    mumtazcatering ate it and said...
    GREAT START TO THE WEEK SHIRLEY
    MUCH APPRECIATED WILL TRY SOON ,MY FRIEND, THANKS
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    " It was excellent "
    pink ate it and said...
    Wow! Great recipe! Love 'em with Coffee! Tops!
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    " It was excellent "
    henrie ate it and said...
    Wow, these look mighty tasty, going to make these soon. Great post.
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    " It was excellent "
    saltymike ate it and said...
    Oh, man....I love them Benny Yays! Ya get a 5 for this one, for sure! Thanks for posting!
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  • pat2me 6 years ago
    Yummy, thanks! These really sound good!
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