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Italian Cookies called Brutti ma Buoni (Ugly but Good)

Italian Cookies called Brutti ma Buoni (Ugly but Good) I love cookies even for breakfast and this simple and easy to follow recipe brought to us by VideoCulinary.com is truly a good one. With Hazelnuts this recipe makes for some really delicious cookies. The name pretty much says it all – Brutti ma Buoni means […]

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Nonna’s Chiacchiere (Angel Wings) – Italian Cook Laura Vitale

Nonna’s Chiacchiere – Italian Cook Laura Vitale Angel wings are a traditional sweet crisp pastry made out of dough that has been shaped into thin twisted ribbons, deep-fried and sprinkled with powdered sugar. Traditionally present in several European cuisines, angel wings are known by many other names and have been incorporated into other regional cuisines […]

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Italian Rainbow Cookies – Italian Cook Laura Vitale

Italian Rainbow Cookies – Italian Cook Laura Vitale – These Italian Rainbow Cookies bring back wonderful memories A particular variety of this confection, known primarily by various regional names listed below, is with layers of brightly colored, almond-based sponge cake, apricot and/or raspberry jam, and a chocolate coating. Many bakeries sell them by the pound, […]

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Biscotti – Recipe and Video

Biscotti – Recipe and Video Biscotti  also known as Cantuccini  are twice-baked cookies (or biscuits) originating in the Italian city of Prato. The biscuits are oblong-shaped almond biscuits, made dry and crunchy through cutting the loaf of dough while still hot and fresh from baking in the oven. “Biscotti” is the plural form of biscotto. […]

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Italian Amaretti Cookies

Italian Amaretti Cookies Ingredients 1 cup whole blanched or unblanched almonds 1/2 cup powdered sugar 2 egg whites 1 tablespoon amaretto or 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar 1/2 cup granulated sugar Whole blanched or unblanched almonds Coarse or regular granulated sugar Directions Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Line large cookie […]

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Italian Sesame Seed Cookies from the DiMaggio Family

ITALIAN SESAME SEED COOKIES “GIUGIULENI”   (pronounced JuJulanie) I called these “little loaves of bread” when I was a kid. They are simply the best to dunk in a glass of milk. My mother made these for us when we were kids, Now my sister, Fran, makes them. ~Joe DiMaggio, 2010 Recipe from the DiMaggio Family  […]

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Pizzelle Recipe

 Pizzelle Recipe Pizzelles  – This is a classic Italian cookie that requires the use of a pizzelle iron.  These are very easy to make and delicious.  You can change the flavor of the pizzelles by changing the extract.  For example if you want lemon flavor, then use lemon extract instead of anise extract. Ingredients: 6 […]

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