Italian Christmas Cookies From Mr. Food

LINDA BAILEY

By
@miffed13

What's a cookie platter or exchange without a few Italian Christmas cookies? Well,you'll be all set with these easy to make,fun to decorate,everybody loves'em favorites.


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Serves:

3 doz

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

5 c
all-purpose flour
1 c
sugar or splenda
5 tsp
baking powder
1 c
canola oil
1 c
milk (i used 2%)
pinch of salt
1 tsp
lemon or almond extract
2 tsp
fresh lemon juice
2
eggs

GLAZE

3 c
confectioners' sugar
4 Tbsp
milk (i used 2%)
rainbow sprinkles and decorating sugar for topping (optional)
food coloring

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degree F. Coat baking sheets with nonstick cooking spray. In a large bowl,combine flour,sugar,baking powder,oil,
milk,salt,extract,lemon juice and eggs. Roll dough into 1" balls and place on prepared baking sheets.
2
Bake 12 to 15 minutes,until cookies are set but not brown. Let sit 5 minutes then transfer to wire rack to cool completely. In a medium bowl,combine glaze ingredients and stir until smooth. Dip tops of cooled cookies in glaze and place on wire rack then immediately decorate as desired.
3
If you want to decorate your cookies with multiple colors,separate glaze into smaller bowls and mix in food colors one drop at a time until reaching desired colors. If you want to add a flavor to your glaze,add a drop of your favorite extract.

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