Sunday, June 28, 2009

Grandma Fanelli's Boiled Frosted Cookies




These cookies have a lemon flavor and a boiled frosting that glazes them, a barese cookie...favorite


6 eggs


1/2 cup sugar


1/2 cup oil


1 1/2 teas lemon extract


6 teas baking powder


4 to 5 cups all purpose flour




Beat until fluffy. Let rest. Roll out a small rope and tie in knots.


Bake at 350 oven till brown.




Boiled frosting for Cookies:


2/3 cup sugar


1/4 cup water


1/2 teas lemon extract


aIn large saucepan boil three ingredients together until foamy, this takes awhile. Add cookies stir very gently with wooden spoon and until sugar starts to coat the cookies. Take off the heat, put cookies on wire racks with wax paper under the racks for cookies to dry.




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