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Italian christmas cookie recipes

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MY recipe for authentic Italian butterball cookies. Delicious, perfect for the holidays or a wedding and make a pretty gift.

MY recipe for authentic Italian butterball cookies. Delicious, perfect for the holidays or a wedding and make a pretty gift.

Canestrelli a wonderfully delicious Italian Cookie, an almost shortbread type cookie but with a crunch, fast and easy. The perfect afternoon tea cookie. #cookies #Italiancookies #canestrelli #easycookierecipe #shortbread #crumblycookie

Canestrelli a wonderfully delicious Italian Cookie, an almost shortbread type cookie but with a crunch, fast and easy. The perfect afternoon tea cookie. #cookies #Italiancookies #canestrelli #easycookierecipe #shortbread #crumblycookie

This is the best recipe for traditional Italian Butter Cookies! These cookies are soft and flavorful, yet so easy and simple to make. Italian Butter Cookies are way better homemade, you’ll never buy them from a store or bakery again! #italiancookierecipe #buttercookies #traditionalitalian #italiandesserts #authenticitaliancookies #holidaycookies

12 · 60 minutes · My recipe for authentic Italian Butter Cookies is the best! These cookies are soft and flavorful yet so easy and simple to make. Italian Butter Cookies are way better homemade, you’ll never buy them from a store or bakery again!

12 ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 2 Egg yolks
Condiments
  • 1/4 cup Raspberry jam, seedless
Baking & Spices
  • 2 cups All purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup Chocolate or chocolate chips
  • 2/3 cup Granulated sugar
  • 6 oz Milk or dark chocolate
  • 1 Rainbow sprinkles
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
Dairy
  • 1 tsp 2 tablespoon milk
  • 1 cup Butter, unsalted
  • 1/4 cup Heavy cream
The compliments are well worth making these Sicilian cookies—they're the best recipe I've found! —Carolyn Fafinski, Dunkirk, New York

17 · 40 minutes · The compliments make these Sicilian cookies worth the effort. It’s the best recipe for cuccidati I’ve found! —Carolyn Fafinski, Dunkirk, New York

16 ingredients

Produce
  • 3/4 lb Dates, pitted
  • 1/3 lb Figs, dried
  • 2 Navel oranges, small
  • 2 cups Raisins
Refrigerated
  • 2 Eggs, large
Baking & Spices
  • 3 1/2 cups All-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 tsp Baking soda
  • 2 cups Confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 cup Shortening
  • 1 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 2 tsp Vanilla extract
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1/3 cup Walnuts
Dairy
  • 3/8 cup Milk
Liquids
  • 1/4 cup Water
Almond Crescent Cookies, a must make melt in your mouth, shortbread type Christmas Cookie. Fast, easy and the perfect addition to your Cookie Tray.

Almond Crescent Cookies, a must make melt in your mouth, shortbread type Christmas Cookie. Fast, easy and the perfect addition to your Cookie Tray.

Best Christmas cookies. Christmas dessert . Best holiday cookies

1345 · 40 minutes · Best Christmas cookies. Christmas dessert . Best holiday cookies

8 ingredients

Condiments
  • 1/2 cup Raspberry jam, seedless red
Baking & Spices
  • 2 cups All-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp Almond extract
  • 2/3 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1 cup Powdered sugar
  • 1 Sugar
Dairy
  • 1 cup Butter
Liquids
  • 3 tsp Water
It's definitely NOT too early to talk about Christmas cookies, right? And talking with a loved one is perfect while rolling and decora...

It's definitely NOT too early to talk about Christmas cookies, right? And talking with a loved one is perfect while rolling and decora...