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E Is For Elephant Ears


  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 3 Tbsp. cinnamon
  • sugar


Heat oven to 425 degrees F.

Grease cookie sheet with shortening or cooking spray.

Heat butter until melted, set aside.

Stir in flour, 2 Tbsp. sugar, baking powder and salt in medium bowl.

Add in milk and 3 Tbsp. of melted butter until dough forms.

Sprinkle surface lightly with flour, turn dough onto surface. Knead 10 times.

Roll dough with a rolling pin or pat with hands into a rectangle 9 x 5 inches.


Brush with remaining butter using a pastry brush, sprinkle with 3 Tbsp. sugar and the cinnamon. Roll dough up tightly, beginning at the narrow end. Pinch edge of dough into roll to seal. Cut into 4 equal pieces with sharp knife. Place cut sides up on cookie sheet. Pat each into a 6 inch circle. Sprinkle with more sugar.

Bake until golden brown. 8-10 Minutes at 425 degrees F. Immediately remove from cookie sheet. Let cool. Makes 4 elephant ears

By imaqt1962

Adapted From The Alpha Bakery Children's Cookbook This is a cookbook for children with recipes from a-z published by General Mills/Betty Crocker in 1991.

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