- oil, as needed, for frying
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup vegetable oil
- 1 cup evaporated milk
- 5 cups all-purpose flour
- dried apples or fresh apples, sliced and confectioners' sugar, for dusting, if desired
Mix eggs, baking powder, sugar and salt. Add oil and milk and stir well. Mix in flour, one cup at a time. Knead well until smooth.
Divide the dough into ten pieces. Roll out each piece into a circle of dough. Place two to three heaping tablespoons of dried or fresh apple slices in center of each round. Fold over and crimp edges with a fork. Deep fry until golden brown in pre-heated p an of oil.
Dust with powdered sugar, if desired.
- 1 egg white, at room temperature
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
- 1 cup chopped pecans
Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Grease a cookie sheet.
Beat egg whites and salt until soft peaks form. Gradually add brown sugar, beating constantly, until stiff peaks form. Fold in pecans.
Drop rounded teaspoonfuls of meringue onto a greased cookie sheet. Bake about 15 to 20 minutes or until delicately brown and firm. Cool three to five minutes before removing from cookie sheet.