*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                       NEW YEAR'S COOKIES (PORTZELKY)
 
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 Serving Size  : 5    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1       t            Sugar
      1/2   c            Lukewarm water
    1       pk           Active dry yeast
    2       c            Raisins
    1       c            Lukewarm milk
      1/2   ts           Salt
    3                    Eggs
    3       c            Flour
 
   Dissolve sugar in lukewarm water.  Sprinkle yeast over
   liquid and let rise for 10 minutes.  Wash and dry
   raisins.  Combine yeast mixture, raisins and dry
   ingredients.  Beat well and cover.  Set in warm place
   to rise till double in bulk.  Drop by spoonfuls into
   deep hot fat, 375F (190C). Cook until delicately brown.
   Sprinkle with icing sugar and serve at New Year’s.
   
   Variation: Left over Cookies may be placed in slightly
   greased casserole dish.  Pour hot milk over, not quite
   covering portzelky. Close and bake in 180C oven for
   about 45 minutes or until milk is mostly absorbed and
   portzelky are thoroughly heated. Serve hot.
   
   Yield:  4-5 doz.
  
 
 
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