- Bring the store-bought dough (or prepare your own dough) to room temperature.
- Use two spoons to drop tablespoon-size pieces of dough into the oil.
- Serve coccoli warm on a platter with slices of prosciutto and a small dish of cheese so people can build their own perfect bites.
What is coccoli food?
Coccoli are small balls of dough fried in olive oil, and traditionally stuffed with prosciutto ham and a creamy fresh cheese called stracchino. You can also find these with sweet fillings and served as a dessert.
What is deep fried dough called?
Fried dough is also known as fry dough, fry bread (bannock), fried bread, doughboys, elephant ears, beaver tails, scones, pizza fritte, frying saucers, and buñuelos (in the case of smaller pieces).
What is deep fried cucoli?
But the real star was the deep fried cucoli! We’d never tried it before – they were large strips of dough, deep fried to perfection create tear and share morsels of yumminess that were crispy and savoury on the outside yet fluffy and chewy on the inside!