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italian "s" or sandwich cookies

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Roberta Savio
Swfl, FL

My grandmother made these in shapes of "s" and also candycane shapes. They also make great sandwich cookies that we filled with raspberry jam or really any jam you like. Then we would dip them in melted chocolate, then in sprinkles of all kinds of colors and chopped nuts.

(2 ratings)
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For italian "s" or sandwich cookies

  • 3
  • 1/2 tsp
    almond flavor..or more if you like
  • 1 c
    plus 1 tbls. crisco shortening
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 4 1/2 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    baking powder

How To Make italian "s" or sandwich cookies

  • 1
    beat eggs and almond flavor in a small bowl, melt crisco shortening and butter-cool slightly and add to egg mixture
  • 2
    add milk and sugar, beat until smooth
  • 3
    Mix flour and baking powder and blend together with egg mixture.
  • 4
    Either roll out to form snakes to make "s" cookies or roll into logs to make sandwich cookies. Any size is good , we make ours about 1/2 to an inch round.
  • 5
    bake on greased cookie sheet and bake for about 10-12 minutes until firm but not brown, cool add jam for sandwich cookies.
  • 6
    Instead of buying colored sugars we just made our own with food coloring, shredded coconut is also nice to use

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