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  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup butter (1 stick)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 eggs
  • Cinnamon sugar

Pastry or piping bag with a star tip.

Boil water. Add butter, stir until melted. Add salt and flour, stir until mixed. Add eggs, one at a time, mix thoroughly.

Put dough into a pastry bag.

Spray bottom of the fryer with coconut oil.

Squeeze out 3-4 inch long ribbons of dough into the bottom of the fryer.

Set fryer on 400 degrees for 6 minutes.

Remove from fryer and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.