Italian Wine Cookies

    Italian Wine Cookies

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    About this recipe: This is a recipe my grandmother from Italy passed down. It is similar to other Italian Wine Cookie recipes.

    Serves: 60 

    • 2 1/2 cups (375ml) vegetable oil
    • 2 1/2 cups (375ml) red wine
    • 2 1/2 cups (375ml) water
    • 12 cups (1500g) plain flour
    • 1 litre vegetable oil for frying
    • 1 cup (250ml) honey, warmed slightly

    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:50min 

    1. Warm the wine over medium heat. Remove from heat and add 12 cups of flour. Stir in 2 cups of water. If consistency is too dry, add up to 1/2 cup more of water. Knead well.
    2. Roll the dough into a snake and cut into 5cm pieces. Run each piece over a basket or use a fork to get ridges in the dough.
    3. Heat oil for frying in a large pot. Deep fry cookies until medium brown. Drain on paper towels.
    4. Warm honey in a frying pan until very liquid. Roll the cookies in the honey, and then place in a dish. Allow the honey to cool and serve.

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