You are here: Home » Recipes » Grandpa’s New Orleans Spooners Grandpa’s New Orleans Spooners Recipe by colleenlucky7 Yield 100 - 120 pieces PrintEmail Ingredients 2/3 cup Sugar4 large eggs1/3 cup margarine (melted and cooled)1/3 cup Milk3 tablespoons Fresh Lemon Juice1/2 large zest of 1/2 lemon1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon nutmeg3 - 1/2 cups all purpose flour1 tablespoon baking powder Instructions Mix together all ingredients in order given, mixing well after each addition. Leave sit for 20 minutes. Heat oil for frying to 375 degrees. Use a spoon to “pinch” off some dough and drop pieces of dough into the hot oil. Do not over crowd, as you want them to cook properly and turn over easily. When the Spooners float to the top of the oil, turn them over and cook about 2 -3 minutes or until they are a beautiful golden brown. Transfer them from the oil to paper towel lined plate using a slotted spoon. Repeat until all are done. Dust with powdered sugar, cinnamon sugar, or frost them and use sprinkles if desired. This is a fun and easy project to do with children. This dough can also be rolled out and cut into donuts and donut holes.