Catholic Recipe: Carnival Cookies
Also Called: Fastnachts Kuechli
Beat eggs, sour cream, salt until well blended. Add flour gradually to form stiff dough. Knead on floured board 7 minutes. Place in greased bowl. Cover; set aside to rise for 1 hour.
Heat shortening in 3-quart pan. Roll out dough (rounded teaspoon at a time) to form 7-inch circle. Stretch dough circle with fingertips until paper-thin. Fry 1 at a time in shortening for 2-3 minutes until golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve sprinkled with confectioners' sugar.Recipe Source: Catholic Cookbook, The by William I. Kaufman, The Citadel Press, New York, 1965