Mongolian Butter Cookies (Boortsog)
Dunk these in Mongolian tea for a real authentic treat!
Servings 16 cookies
- 2 cups flour
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1/2 cup warm water +/-
- 1/2 cup sugar
- pinch of salt
- oil for frying can be mutton fat but vegetable oil is also used
Desolve the sugar and salt into the warm water
In a bowl, mix together the flour, water mixture, and butter and knead extensively to a tough, dense dough, add flour or water as necessary.
Let rest for about 30 minutes and knead again to remove any air bubbles.
roll out the dough to about 1/2 inch thickness and cut into rectangles about 2 x4
Cut a slit in the middle and pull one end through making sort of a knot shape.
Heat up you oil in a frying pan and deep fry until golden brown on each side.
Remove and serve warm with Mongolian tea.
Calories: 106kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 26mg | Potassium: 17mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 89IU | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 1mg