Husband's Favorite Italian Cookies

Daune (pronounced "Dawn") Browne

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@vavavoom

....and he's IRISH!!!


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Serves:

makes 7 dozen

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

1/2 lb
butter
1/2 c
sugar
6
eggs
2 tsp
vanilla or anise extract
4 c
all-purpose flour
4 tsp
baking powder

ICING

3-3/4 c
confectioners sugar
5-6 Tbsp
milk
2 tsp
vanilla extract
decorations: flaked coconut or assorted sprinkles

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and extract.
2
Combine the flour and baking powder, gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
3
Drop by rounded teaspoonsful onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for 9-11 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.
4
For icing, in a small bowl, combine the confectioners sugar, milk and vanilla until smooth. Dip cookies, cllowing excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper; decorate as desired. Let stand until set.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies