Italian cookies

Italian Cookies Recipe

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Pearl Florick


These are called angenettes. They are very pretty to look at and festive at the holidays. My father-in-law loves these! The flour amount may need to be adjusted, you need enough flour to make a soft dough.


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3/4 c
6 Tbsp
melted butter, let cool a bit
4 Tbsp
canola oil
3 tsp
lemon extract
1/4 c
6 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
2 c
flour (approx)

How to Make Italian cookies


  • 1beat the eggs add in the sugar, cooled melted butter, oil, lemon ext. &milk. Mix well
  • 2Add baking powder to 2 c flour. Mix to blend.
  • 3Add to the liquid mixture and knead to form a nice soft dough.
  • 4Form the dough into a loaf. Take a piece of dough, form it into a rope and form into spiral, love knot or can just ball them. (My aunt use to braid three smaller ropes together)
  • 5Bake at 375 degrees for about 10 minutes. Let cool completely. Glaze with a mixture of hot water and powdered sugar, sprinkle with multi colored sprinkles or colored sugar. Wipe the bottoms, they can get sticky from the glaze.

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About Italian cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Snacks
Regional Style: Italian

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