Baked Elephant Ears


Sugary and delicious!

4 cookies


  • 8 tablespoons melted butter

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 5 tablespoons white sugar

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon baking powder

  • cup milk

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Preheat the over to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Grease a cookie sheet.

  2. Stir flour, 2 tablespoons sugar, baking powder and salt in a medium bowl. Stir in milk and the 1/4 cup melted butter until dough forms.

  3. Turn dough onto a flat, floured surface. Knead dough 10 times. Roll dough with a rolling pin or pat with hands into a rectangle, 9x5 inches. Brush with remaining melted butter using a pastry brush; sprinkle with 3 tablespoons sugar and cinnamon. Roll dough up tightly, beginning at narrow end. Pinch edge of dough into roll to seal. Cut into 4 equal pieces with sharp knife. Place cuts sides up on cookie sheet; pat each into a 6-inch circle.

  4. Bake until golden brown, 8 to 10 minutes. Immediately remove from cookie sheet with a spatula. Let cool on wire rack.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

780 Calories
48g Fat
82g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 780
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 48g 61%
Saturated Fat 30g 149%
Cholesterol 125mg 42%
Sodium 1049mg 46%
Total Carbohydrate 82g 30%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 33g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 150mg 12%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 147mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.