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italian christmas cookies from mr. food

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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.

yield 3 doz
prep time 20 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For italian christmas cookies from mr. food

  • 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.