Potato cookies may freak people out, but this is a pretty standard recipe from Poland using up ingredients that would normally be found in every kitchen.

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Ingredients

24
Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Beat together the egg yolks, cream 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar, and cinnamon until smooth. Stir into the grated potatoes along with the raisins, and mix until well combined; then stir in the flour.

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  • Beat the egg whites with salt until stiff. Gently fold into the potato mixture.

  • Heat oil to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) in a deep fryer or electric skillet.

  • Fry the cookies by dropping heaping tablespoon-size dollops into the hot oil. Fry until golden brown on both sides, then drain on a paper towel-lined plate. Dust with confectioners' sugar.

Nutrition Facts

95.5 calories; protein 2.7g 5% DV; carbohydrates 17.4g 6% DV; fat 1.9g 3% DV; cholesterol 31mg 10% DV; sodium 15mg 1% DV. Full Nutrition

Reviews (2)

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3 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
06/15/2007
I made these for my sons multi-cultural lunch at school. All the kids loved them and they were very easy to make. Lightly crisp and sweet on the outside and warm and soft on the inside. I did add a little extra cinnamon and sugar before I folded in the egg whites because I thought the dough should be sweeter. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
01/27/2008
Brought these to a Polish night at a friend's. They were basically fried dough with potatoes. Everyone liked them but they seemed a bit heavy to me. I did as the other reviewer suggested and added more sugar (a lot). Never having these before I would say they were okay. Read More
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