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.
For extra texture and flavor, top cookies with chopped nuts. Unless otherwise specified, Taste of Home recipes are tested with lightly salted butter. Unsalted, or sweet, butter is sometimes used to achieve a buttery flavor, such as in shortbread cookies or buttercream frosting. In these recipes, added salt would detract from the buttery taste ...
The best Italian foods come from family recipes that have been handed down for generations -- like this one! Lucinda's Great-Aunt Carolina's savory Italian cookies are made sweet with marsala wine and a light lemon glaze.
31 thoughts on “ Italian Christmas Cookies ” Pingback: Italian Christmas Cookies | Kessler's Kitchenette. Linda Coughlin December 11, 2015 at 4:13 am. Thanks so much for this recipe. It looks like a delicious Christmas cookie. I’d like to make it as one of the desserts for my Christmas party but I’m not clear on what you mean by ...
Storing Italian Christmas Cookies. Since this recipe makes such a large batch of Italian Christmas Cookies, you may want to consider storing them in the refrigerator or freezer. These can be made and put in the freezer up to 2 months, or they can be refrigerated up to 1 week.
Italian Christmas Cookies: 13 of the Best Recipes! Italian Christmas Cookies. The holiday season will soon be upon us. Whether you are looking for recipes to give as hostess gifts, planning a cookie exchange, or simply baking for family and friends, these Italian Christmas Cookies are just perfect for sharing.
Recipe Notes For Italian Christmas Cookies: Baking: If you’ve ever had these cookies and thought they were unimpressive and dry, you’re in good company.But with this recipe, you can create the best version of this awesome cookie. Moist and tender, nothing like the dry, crunchy things you may have had in the past.
These soft Italian-style cookies are a hit with everyone. The ricotta keeps them moist, and the recipe yields a large batch, which is great since the baked cookies freeze so well. Do not freeze the unbaked dough. You can decorate them with chopped candied cherries, colored sugar or candy sprinkles.
This year we thought we’d bake something beyond basic sugar cookies. We took inspiration from some of our favorite Italian treats and folded them into 7 new recipes. From tender pine-nut studded Pignoli to striped Neopolitan Butter Cookies, you’ll want to add one (or all) of these to your holiday baking repertoire.
My 100% Italian husband will tell you these are his favorite cookies. I make them often, and definitely every Christmas (if not, people get upset). They're good with or without icing and sprinkles. —Marie Forte, Raritan, New Jersey