Italian Easter Cookies

denise hagar Recipe

By denise hagar grandmaX2

These are traditionaly rolled and tied into knots, but being pressed for time. I used a teaspoon and gently shaped into an egg. They still taste great!


Recipe Rating:
 4 Ratings
Serves:
4 dozen
Prep Time:
Cook Time:

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter, room temperature
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3/4 c
sugar
3
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 tsp
almond extract
1/4 c
milk
1/4 c
vegetable or canola oil
3 3/4 c
all purpose flour
5 tsp
baking powder
GLAZE
4 c
powdered sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 tsp
almond extract
3 to4 Tbsp
milk
candy sprinkles
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Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350' degrees. Grease or spray cookie sheets. Parchment paper works great too!
2
In large bowl cream together butter and sugar until light & fluffy.
3
Beat the eggs in, one at a time, mixing well after each.
4
Add vanilla & almond extract along with milk and oil.
5
Combine flour and powder. Stir into creamed mixture. Mix well
6
You can either roll into 1 inch balls, roll out to about 5 inches and tie into knot or using a teaspoon scoop dough and gently shape into egg shape
7
Place on greased cookie sheet and bake for about 8 to 10 minutes or until lighlty golden on edges.
8
GLAZE-Mix powdered sugar, extracts and milk , beat well to a smooth glaze. Dip tops of cookies into glaze and decorate with sprinkles.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Collection: Easter Treats