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       Title: Khvorost ( Fried Sugar Circles)
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 2 servings
       1 c  Flour
       3 tb Sugar
       1 ts Cinnamon
     1/4 ts Salt
       1    Egg beaten to blend
   2 1/2 tb Water
       1 tb Vodka
       1 ts Vanilla
            Oil for deep frying
            Cinnamon sugar
            Apricot sauce ( see recipe)
       Combine flour, sugar, cinnamon and salt in medium bowl. Add egg, waer,
   vodka and vanilla and blend well. Turn dough out onot lighlty floured
   surface andknead 5 minutes. Cover and let rest fo r 15 minutes. Rll dough
   out on lightly floured surface to thickeness of 1/8 in. cut into strips.
   Cut small lengthwise slit neat 1 end of each strip. Twist opposite end of
   strip through opening, handling gently, to form loop. Heat oil in saucpan
   or deep fryer to 350. Fry loops in batchesuntil golden brown. Drain on
   paper towels. Sprinkle generously with cinnamon sugar. Serve immediately.
   Accompnay with Apricot sauce for dipping.
        Bon Appetit 4/83