Elephant Ears

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Total Time
15 mins
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  1. Mix milk, sugar, salt and shortening.
  2. Heat until shortening melts, but don't boil.
  3. Cool to lukewarm.
  4. Add yeast and stir until dissolved.
  5. Stir in flour 2 cups at a time, beating until smooth.
  6. Place dough into a greased bowl.
  7. Cover with a damp cloth and let rise until double in size (about 30 minutes).
  8. Dust hands with flour.
  9. Pinch off pieces about the size of golf balls.
  10. Roll into thin 6-8 inch circles.
  11. Fry one at a time until it rises to the surface.
  12. Turn and fry until light brown.
  13. Drain in paper.
  14. Sprinkle generously with sugar and/or cinnamon& sugar.
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Was a great Sunday morning treat that the kids could help with...it taste good too!