1/2 cup sugar
6 T flour
1/4 tsp salt
2 cups scalded milk
1 tsp butter
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup plain bread crumbs
1/2 cup pecan sandies cookie crumbs - fine
2 T water
Light oil (I use canola or sunflower)
In top of double boiler, beat eggs, add sugar, flour, salt and milk.
Mix well and cook until thick, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat and add butter.
Pour into a small greased baking pan to 3/4 inch thickness.
Cut into strips, 2" X 1".
Mix bread and cookie crumbs together.
Beat egg with water.
Roll strips in crumbs, then in egg, then in crumbs again.
Fry to a golden brown.
Serve with powdered sugar or Maple syrup.
Pairs Well With
Another old recipe…from childhood…slightly altered over the years.
The original recipe called for shortbread cookies, but I like the Sandies.