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Have a BALL with Struffoli!

Annette Zito, KitchAnnette™
Prep Time 1 hr 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 1 hr 40 mins
Servings 10

Ingredients
  

  • • 1/2 cup sugar
  • • 3 eggs
  • • 1 tsp vanilla
  • • 3/4 cup butter room temperature
  • • 1-1/2 tsp baking powder
  • • 3 cups flour
  • • 4 cups canola oil
  • • honey
  • • mixed color nonpareils/sprinkles

Instructions

  • Combine sugar, eggs, vanilla, butter, and baking powder. Add flour gradually, creating a dough. Wrap in wax paper and refrigerate for an hour.
  • Cut dough into about 20 pieces. With your hands, roll each piece into a rope about 1” thick. Cut it into about 1” pieces. Repeat with all the dough.
  • In a sauce pot, heat oil to about 360°. Add struffoli a little at a time and fry until golden brown. Remove to paper towel-lined plate to cool.
  • Spoon into dish and add honey and nonpareils as you like.