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- Sicilian Cookies
- St Joseph Church, NY
- 2-1/2 cups (600 ml) flour
- 4 eggs
- 1 egg yolk
- 1/4 cup (60 ml) vegetable oil
- 1/2 tbsp (7 ml) sugar
- 1/8 tsp (1 ml) salt
- 1/2 tsp (2 ml) grated lemon peel
- 2 cups (475 ml) vegetalbe oil
- 1-1/2 cups (350 ml) honey
- 1 tsp (5 ml) grated orange peel
- candy sprinkles, optional
- powdered sugar, optional
- Put flour on a board and make a well in the center.
- Add eggs, egg yolk, oil, sugar, salt, and lemon peel.
- Mix and work dough well.
- Shape dough into very small balls about the size of marbles, and fry in 2 cups (475 ml) of hot oil until golden.
- Fry only a few at a time.
- While dough is frying, melt honey in saucepan and add orange peel.
- When balls are done drop them in the honey and orange peel mixture and remove with a strainer spoon.
- Pile on a serving dish into a conical mound.
- Top with candy sprinkles or powdered sugar or leave plain.
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