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Taco Bell Cinnamon Twists (Angel Wings)

Ingredients

  • 5 large eggs yolks, well beaten
  • 5 tablespoons sour cream
  • 5 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon almond extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

Instructions

  1. Combine all, adding each ingredient as listed, and enough flour so that the dough is no longer sticky, but still very soft. Using a floured working surface, roll small portions of dough at a time to paper-thin. Cut into 2 x 5-inch strips, and arrange in single layer on oiled cookie sheets.
  2. In a deep, heavy saucepan, bring oil (at least 3 inches deep) to 400 degrees F.
  3. Before dropping dough into oil, make a 1-inch slit down center of each and draw the opposite ends of the strip through the slit. They'll fall to the bottom but will surface as they brown (about 2 minutes).
  4. Lift out with tongs and drop into large grocery bag containing about 16 ounces of confectioners' sugar.

A former employee of Taco Bell tells me that they simply deep fried spiral noodles, then shook them in a cinnamon sugar mixture. They puff up while they're cooking.

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