Biscotti cookies and pignoli cookies are popular types of Italian cookies. Biscotti cookies are twice-baked with added fruit or nuts and normally eaten with coffee, while pignoli cookies are almond macaroons with pine nuts.
Homemade cookies come out flat due to soft dough or warm tools and ingredients. The flat nature is caused by the dough heating up and spreading too fast during the baking process. Because butter melts quickly, home chefs can use shortening or oil instead to uphold the shape and texture.
Good homemade cookie recipes include ultimate chocolate chip cookies, peanut butter and butterscotch cookies, oatmeal chocolate chip cookies, chocolate coconut macaroons and blondies with peanut chips and jelly. Basic ingredients needed to make homemade cookies are flour, sugar, eggs, salt and bakin
While there are many great cookie recipes, Martha Stewart provides a recipe for peanut butter cookies. Southern Living provides a recipe for almond snowball cookies.
The best Italian cookie recipes include highly rated recipes at Taste of Home and Saveur websites. These sites feature recipes for soft butter cookies with ricotta cheese, classic almond biscotti cookies and rainbow cookies in the colors of the Italian flag.
Italian cookie recipes are available on the websites Italian-Dessert-Recipes.com, CookingWithNonna.com and ExperienceSardina.com. These websites include a wide variety of traditional, authentic and adapted Italian cookie recipes.
The Food Network’s holiday biscotti and Martha Stewart’s crisp anise cookies are two recipes for Italian Christmas cookies. The first recipe is a twice-baked sweet dough cookie, while the second is a piped anise-flavored cookie.
Sugar cookies are a simply made, low-risk and versatile dessert. Simple homemade sugar cookies can be baked with only flour, baking powder, sugar, butter, salt, egg, milk and powdered sugar according to chef Alton Brown for Food Network.
As of 2015, the cost to make homemade chocolate chip cookies is 6.5 cents per cookie, while store-bought, ready-to-eat Chips Ahoy chocolate chip cookies cost approximately 7.7 cents per cookie. The cost to make homemade cookies varies depending on the quality and type of ingredients used.
To make homemade Lemon Crisps, simply combine 1/2 cup of melted butter, one egg, 1 cup of crisp rice cereal and one package of lemon cake mix with pudding. Roll the cookie dough into balls, and place them on a cookie sheet. Bake the cookies at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for nine minutes.