Italian Christmas Cookies From Mr. Food



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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3 doz
20 Min
15 Min


  • 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

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

How to Make Italian Christmas Cookies From Mr. Food


  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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