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Two rosettes stacked on a square plate


5 from 16 reviews

A beautiful Christmas/holiday cookie!



  1. Combine egg, sugar and salt and whisk to combine. Add remaining ingredients and beat till smooth.
  2. Heat oil in deep-fryer or deep, heavy saucepan to 375º. Heat rosette iron in oil for 2 minutes. Drain excess oil from iron and dip into batter, ⅞ up the sides of the iron (batter should not run over the top of iron), then immediately into hot oil.
  3. Fry until golden 30 seconds or so. Remove to paper towel lined rack to cool. Gently remove from iron with a the tip of a dinner knife if needed. Repeat by reheating iron in oil for about a minute, then dipping and frying till all batter is used. Dust with powdered sugar to serve.


Recipe courtesy of my mom.

These freeze well.