Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Buttons and Bowknots

2 cups flour
1/4 cup sugar
1 Tbsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/4 cup oil
3/4 cup milk
1 egg, beaten

1. Mix all ingredients. Knead on lightly floured board 15-20 times. Roll out 1/2" thick.
2. Cut with doughnut cutter (or use a biscuit cutter and a bottlecap). To make Bowknots, twist ring into figure 8. Place centers (buttons) and Bowknots on a baking sheet. Bake at 400 for 8-10 minutes.
3. Immediately after baking, dip each into melted butter and then roll in sugar.

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