Polish Galicyjskie Cookies Recipe

  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 1 pinch ground cinnamon
  • 2 3/4 pounds potatoes – peeled, finely grated, and squeezed dry
  • 2 tablespoons raisins (optional)
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 cup oil for deep frying
  • Confectioners' sugar for dusting
  1. Beat together the egg yolks, cream 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar, and cinnamon until smooth. Stir into the grated potatoes along with the raisins, and mix until well combined; then stir in the flour.
  2. Beat the egg whites with salt until stiff. Gently fold into the potato mixture.
  3. Heat oil to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) in a deep fryer or electric skillet.
  4. Fry the cookies by dropping heaping tablespoon-size dollops into the hot oil. Fry until golden brown on both sides, then drain on a paper towel-lined plate. Dust with confectioners' sugar.