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Angel Wing Cookies

These angel wing cookies, aka Polish "chrusciki", are the perfect combination of crunchy, airy, and sweet.
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine Polish, Ukrainian
Keyword angel cookies, angel wing cookies
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 50 cookies
Calories 43kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin



  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt. Set the mixture aside.
    Dry ingredients in a bowl
  • In another bowl, whisk the eggs together with the milk and sour cream. Next, combine the wet ingredients with the dry ingredients.
    Liquids in a bowl
  • Work the dough with your hands until you get an even, smooth consistency. Set the dough aside to rest for 15 minutes.
    Dough in a bowl
  • Preheat a deep skillet with oil over medium-low heat. While the oil is heating, roll the dough out into a flat piece and slice it into long, 1-inch thick strips.
    cut up dough into pieces
  • Slice the strips horizontally to where they are about 4 inches in length. Next, slice a slit into the center of each strip. To form the cookie, take one end of the strip and insert it through the slit.
    Shaped angel wings cookies
  • Fry the cookies in small batches until they turn a slight shade of golden brown.
    frying angel wings cookies
  • Remove the cookies from the oil and place them on a plate lined with paper towels. Dust each cookie with powdered sugar. Enjoy!
    bowl of angel wings in a bowl


Calories: 43kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 73mg | Potassium: 15mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 26IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg