*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                 Beignets (New Orleans-Style Square Donuts)
 
 Recipe By     : Presto
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      package       Hot Roll Mix -- (1-pound)
      1/4  cup           sugar
    1      teaspoon      vanilla
                         Confectioners' sugar -- sifted
 
 Prepare roll mix according to package directions, adding 1/4 cup sugar to
 flour mixture and vanilla to hot water.  When kneading is completed, proceed
 as follows: Coat a bowl with shortening or oil; roll ball of dough in bowl to
 coat with oil.  Cover with waxed paper and a towel.  Refrigerate for several
 hours or overnight.  Remove dough from refrigerator; punch down and cut in
 half.  On a lightly floured surface, roll each half to make a 9 x 12-inch
 rectangle.  Cut each into 12 (3-inch) squares.  Cover with a towel and let
 rise for 30 minutes.  Deep fry beignets, two at a time.  Fry 1-1/2 minutes;
 turn and fry 1-1/2 minutes or until golden brown.  Sprinkle generously with
 confectioners' sugar.  Makes 2 dozen.
 
 Converted by MC_Buster.
 
 
 
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 NOTES : Just like they serve at Cafe du Monde, only easier! Convenient hot
 roll mix is the secret. Don't forget to serve with steaming mugs of strong
 coffee.