Deep Fried Ricotta Puppies
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Ingredients
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup flour
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese
  • 4 teas baking powder
  • ¼ teas dried basil
  • ½ teas dried oregano
  • 1 teas dried parsley
  • ½ teas garlic powder
  • ¼ teas salt
Instructions
  1. Combine the ricotta cheese and eggs in a large bowl.
  2. In another bowl, combine the flour with the remaining ingredients.
  3. Add flour mixture to the ricotta cheese mixture and beat until smooth.
  4. Have deep fryer heated to 360 degrees.
  5. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls into hot oil a few at a time, being careful not to overcrowd them.
  6. Cook until golden brown, turning after about 1-2 minutes to brown evenly.
  7. Remove with a slotted spoon to paper towels to drain and keep warm in a 200 degree oven.
  8. Continue until all are cooked.
  9. You may cook these ahead of time and let cool instead of keeping warm in the oven, then place them in a resealable plastic bag and refrigerate.
  10. To reheat, place puppies on a baking sheet and bake in a 350 degree oven for about 10 minutes, turning half way through the cooking time.
Recipe by Cooking With Mama at http://cooking-with-mama.com/2015/04/23/deep-fried-ricotta-puppies/