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Grandmother Hollman
Servings: 24
Preparation Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Course Dessert, Holiday
Cuisine Scandinavian
Keyword Christmas, Holiday
Servings 24


  • 2 Egg yolks
  • 2 Whole eggs
  • 1/2 Cup sugar
  • 1 Cup heavy cream
  • 1 Teaspoon Almond Extract
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Teaspoon baking powder
  • 3-1/2 cup Flour approximately
  • Vegetable Shortening For frying
  • Powdered Sugar as needed


  • Beat together eggs, egg yolks, and sugar until very light and fluffy (10 minutes by hand). Add cream, and flavorings.
  • Stir in 1 cup of flour which has been sifted with the baking powder. Add enough additional flour to make a stiff dough. (Probably around 2-1/2 cups, but you have to do it by feel.) DO NOT OVERWORK or they will be tough.
  • Roll out and cut. Fry in hot oil. Dust with powdered sugar.