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Long Johns
From The Collectors Newsletter #497 -- February 2007 (02-08-2007)

Glenda requested a recipe for "Long Johns".
Here is one response that came in this week..
Be sure to also check out this weeks recipe request, below.
2 c. scaled milk
5 tbsp. shortening
5 tbsp. sugar
1 tbsp. salt
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 c. warm water
2 pkg. dry yeast


2 c. powdered sugar
1 tsp. mapleine

Add water to make frosting thick enough to spread. Spread while warm.

Cool milk. Add all other ingredients except flour. Dissolve yeast in
warm water. Add enough flour to make soft dough. Cover and let raise
until doubled in size. Punch down and let raise again for 1 hour.

Turn on floured surface roll out 1 inch thickness cut with pizza cutter
or donut cutter.

Let raise 1/2 hour and fry in lard until light brown. Frost long johns.
Dip donuts in sugar.
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