Russian Snow Twigs

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    Our recipe was inspired by one for the fried Russian pastries known as khvorost (or twigs). Piled high on a serving platter and dusted with confectioners sugar, the cookies resemble winter branches freshly covered in snow.

    Ingredients

    • 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour, plus more for work surface
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 2 large whole eggs plus 2 large egg yolks, lightly beaten
    • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
    • 2 tablespoons brandy or dark rum
    • 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest
    • 1 tablespoon finely grated orange zest
    • 10 cups neutral-tasting oil, such as safflower, for frying
    • Confectioners' sugar, for dusting

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 3
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 6799 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 748 g 1150.02%
    • Saturated Fat: 53 g 267.22%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 414 mg 17.24%
    • Calcium: 35 mg 3.5%
    • Potassium: 97 mg 2.77%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 21.56%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 82 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 10.64%
    • Sugar: 17 g
    • Protein: 9 g
    • Alcohol: 4 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0.19%
    • Vitamin C 8.83%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat149
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch4
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total5 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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