Old Italian Cookies Recipes

Italian Cookies by Italian Grandmas Enjoy our collection of Italian Cookies recipes specially collected for you from our Nonne, our grandmothers and members of La Famiglia. Here you will find many traditional Italian Cookies that are perfect all year round and many that are perfect for special occasions and holidays. We have Ricotta Cookies, Pinoli (Pignoli) Cookies, Pizzelle, …

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Italian Cookie Recipes. Create Italian cookie traditions - pizzelle, cantucci, cannoli, biscotti, amaretti - with trusted Italian cookie recipes complete with ratings, reviews and baking tips. chocolate fig biscotti on a cutting board.

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When my grandmother passed away in 2014, she left behind some recipes, but nobody stepped forward to follow in her footsteps and become pop …

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Italian Cookies are a vast world which contains an infinite number of traditions and a centuries-old gastronomic history. You’ll be spoiled for choice because every Italian region has many recipes that vary from village to village, if not from family to family.

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"After trying my hand at countless sesame cookie recipes, my Italian girlfriend shared her Aunt Anne's recipe and I knew my search had ended," says recipe creator DianeF. "Basically an anise flavored butter cookie covered in sesame seeds. The smell when removing them from the oven is wonderful!"

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Mostaccioli. There's a chance that this was the original Christmas cookie, as the recipe is said to have originated in 300 B.C. A first-century text lists the ingredients as rye flour, cumin

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Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line cookie trays with parchment. In a large bowl, cream the butter, sugar & salt until light and fluffy using a hand mixer. Add the egg yolks and vanilla and mix on medium speed until well combined. Measure in the flour and mix until large crumbles form. Add in the milk and mix well.

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Italian Sprinkle Cookies Of all the Italian cookie recipes I make, this is my favorite. These sprinkle cookies take some time, but, believe me, they are well worth it! My husband and I used to operate an Italian American restaurant, and this recipe goes back generations. —Gloria Cracchiolo, Newburgh, New York

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Add sugar, oil and lemon. Keep stirring. Add some flour, powder and soda. Add flour until dough is the consistency that you can knead. Knead until stiff. Cut in small loaves, cover with cloth and let stand 15 minutes. Roll out thin, cut with wheel into strips. Make into bows and fry in hot oil. Drain on paper towels, sprinkle with confectioners

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I have many drop cookie recipe (you know where you literally drop the cookie dough on the cookie sheet). These are the Italian cookie recipes take no time to refrigerate or press into a molded shape. Just plop, drop, and clean up. These are great to do with kids. T hen there is a set of cookie bar recipes. These are the one that are pressed

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Italian Christmas Cookies by Italian Grandmas! Great for New Year's Day too! {module 342} The best and most authentic Italian Christmas Cookie Recipes to help you celebrate Christmas Italian style. Here you will find some of the most traditional Italian Christmas cookies that our Nonne our Grandmothers have preserved for many generations. Browse the pages below …

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Add flavorings, and 2 cups flour and baking powder and mix. Then add 2 more cups of flour and mix. (Add a little more if necessary) dough should be soft but not sticky to the touch. Let stand for 3 minutes, roll into little balls and place 1½ inches; apart on greased cookie sheet. Bake for 15 minutes at 375℉ (190℃). When cool frost cookies.

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Recipes of the old traditional cookies made in Sardinia were given to me by the old people of my town. It was the starting point; the only thing was all the recipes given to me were vague. All the recipes used by the older generations were made 'a occhio' literally this means 'by eye'.

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These sprinkle cookies take some time, but, believe me, they are well worth it! My husband and I used to operate an Italian American restaurant, and this recipe goes back generations. —Gloria Cracchiolo, Newburgh, New York. Go to Recipe. The post 31 Old-World Italian Cookie Recipes Your Grandmother Made appeared first on Taste of Home.

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6. Italian fig cookies (Cuccidati) These are truly a labor of love. They take all weekend to make and are filled with sweet, delicious citrus flavors that stand out against a platter of other cookies. Once sliced into, the cross section of these are gorgeous to look at too. The golden fig mixture is wrapped in a sweet sugar cookie draped in

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In a mixing bowl, beat the eggs until foamy. Add sugar, salt, baking powder, anisette; beat until smooth. In a small bowl, beat together oil and room temperature butter until well combined. Stir into batter. Gradually add flour, beating only for a short time after flour has been added. Use more or less flour to make a soft cookie batter dough.

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Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a large bowl sift together the flour, baking powder and salt, set aside. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter and sugar. Add the eggs, one at a time, mixing well. Mix in the anise. Add in the milk and flour, alternating portions of each until all combined. Turn dough onto a floured board and knead

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