Italian Cookies I

Italian Cookies I

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"This cookie recipe has been handed down to me from my grandmother. It has been in the family for at least four generations."

Ingredients 35 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 156 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 156 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 6.1 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 21.8g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 3.3 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 45 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium:
  • 130 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until smooth. Mix in the egg and vanilla. Combine the flour and baking powder; stir into the creamed mixture until blended. Divide dough into walnut sized portions. Roll each piece into a rope and then shape into a loop. Place cookies 2 inches apart on the prepared cookie sheets.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, until firm and golden at the edges.
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PATSIOLA
3/25/2005

This is exactly the recipe that has been in my family for over 100 years. There is one difference that could make this one the VERY BEST.....ADD ANICE instead of Vanilla.. Then you will Not think they are bland. Use a drop in the powdered sugar for the frosting as well. NOW they are the best..lol

SUGARPLUMSCOOKIES
8/29/2005

Great, simple recipe. Sometimes we use lemon flavoring, sometimes anise. Our customers love these, and get upset with us if we run out of them. We make up a runny confection sugar glaze in a large bowl with 10x sugar, milk and flavoring. We dump a bunch of the cookies in, place them briefly on racks to drain most of the excess glaze, and then place them on wax paper sheets to dry. After a couple hours, we turn them over to let the bottom dry. Greeeaaattt cookies!

DECEMBERDAME
2/28/2005

tHESE COOKIES ARE JUST SUPERB!!! THEY WERE EASY TO MAKE AND I JUST DROPPED THEM WITH A MELON BALLER ON THE GREASED COOKIE SHEET. THEY ARE LIGHT AND NOT TOO SWEET. GREAT WITH COFFEE OR STRONG TEA. JUST THE BEST ITALIAN RECIPE I HAVE EVER MADE. THANK YOU FOR SHARING THIS WITH THE WORLD. WE LOVE YOU.