Polish Angel Wings-Chrusciki

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“This is a classic Polish cookie that my mom and Bushia used to make at Christmas time. I've found that this is a really hard dough to work with, but it is from the original Polish recipe translated into English. These are not really sweet cookies, but they get most of their sweetness from the powdered sugar on the outside.”
50 cookies

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat eggs until thick.
  2. Add salt slowly while stirring.
  3. Add sugar and vanilla, beat well.
  4. Add cream and flour, alternating until blended. You may need more than the flour listed above depending on how humid it is that day.
  5. Turn onto a floured board.
  6. Cover with a cloth for 10 minutes.
  7. Knead until dough blisters.
  8. Roll very thin.
  9. Cut into 1 inch by 4 inch rectangles.
  10. Cut a gash in the middle of the rectangle and pull one end through so it looks like a twist.
  11. Fry in 375 degree oil until golden brown.
  12. Drain on a rack for 3 minutes then roll into powdered sugar.

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