I can’t think of a time in the day that I wouldn’t want one of these. They’re also a perfect accompaniment to a custard or fruit dessert.
These are best on the day they are baked, but you may store leftovers between sheets of wax paper in a tin or plastic container with a tight-fitting cover.
Savory Cheese Elephant Ears: Roll the dough out using flour in place of the sugar. Egg wash the whole surface of the dough and sprinkle it with cheese and paprika, as in the cheese variation of Salt & Pepper Straws.
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