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This ethnic recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


  • 6 eggs
  • 1 c. cream
  • 2 1/2 c. sugar
  • 1 c. milk
  • 1 c. solid shortening
  • 1 Tbsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 8 to 9 c. flour


Cream eggs, sugar and shortening. Add other ingredients to make soft dough. Refrigerate for a day before baking. Divide dough into balls. Roll out thin to fit into an 8- or 9-inch round cake pan. Prick with fork. Brush with melted shortening and sprinkle with a mixture of sugar and cinnamon. Bake in a moderate oven until golden brown


Makes 16 servings.

Per serving: 440 calories, 16 grams (g) fat, 9 g protein, 68 g carbohydrate and 290 milligrams (mg) sodium

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