Swedish Christmas Crullers

Lemon adds a lift to these fried cookies.


  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 tablespoon brandy
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon rind, grated
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • Vegetable oil, for frying
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Mix the ingredients and stir until well blended. Chill.

Turn the dough out onto a floured surface. 

Roll out to 1/4-inch thick. With a pastry wheel, cut strips 3/4-inch wide by 3 inches long. Cut a gash in the center and twist the end through. 

Fry in oil heated to 375°F until light brown. 

Drain on a paper towel. 

Prior to serving, dust with powdered sugar.  

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