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Italian Cookie Recipes

Italian Cookie Recipes
Sweet taralli are very simple cookies with a lemon glaze and topped with colored candy sprinkles.
Lingue di Gato - Cat's Tongue Cookies
Ladyfingers - Savoiardi
Savoiardi, commonly known as "Lady Fingers" are delicate, light cookies from Italy that have been enjoyed by Italians for generations.
Lingue di Gato
Chocolate and Black Pepper Cookies - Mostaciolli
Orange Pistachio Chocolate Chip Cookies
Orange Pistachio
Chocolate Chip Cookies
Pignoli Cookies
Ribbon Twist Cookies
Ricciarelli - Tuscan Almond Cookies
Sicilian Wine Cookies
Venetian Layered Cookies
Zaletti - Cornmeal Cookies
Quaresimali Toscana
Quaresimali - Italian Cookies for Lent
Quaresimali are a specialty of the Lenten season because they are supposed to be so hard they are a penance to eat.  Somewhere along the way though, they became a lot more flavorful.
Ribbon twists feature a layer of fruit preserves sandwiched between two layers of flaky pastry dough that is cut into strips and twisted.
Ribbon Twists
Ricciarelli are almond meringue cookies from Tuscany that are delicately flavored with orange. Their texture is very similar to a soft amaretti cookie.
Ricciarelli di Siena
Sicilian Wine Cookies
Venetian Layered Cookies
Zaletti - Cornmeal Cookies
Lingue di gato are so named because their shape resembles a cat’s tongue. They have a wonderful buttery flavor and can be served plain or frosted with a glaze of bittersweet chocolate.
There are numerous varitities of Italian cookies that are called mostaciolli.  The two things that they all seem to have in common is that they all contain a number of spices and they all originate in the regions of southern Italy.
A different chocolate chip cookie recipe with the added flavors of orange and pistachio.  A true gourmet chocolate chip cookie.
Pignoli or pine nut cookies are the crown jewel of traditional Italian cookies. They  have an incredibly dense texture and a  strong almond flavor because they are made with almond paste and very little flour.
Sicilian wine cookies are not too sweet in flavor and have a slightly crunchy texture. Wine cookies are nice served after dinner with a dessert wine or with a cup of coffee or espresso as a snack.
These festively colored cookies are made with 3 layers of cake with  a rich almond flavor, separated by sweet apricot jam, and topped with chocolate icing.
Zaletti are cornmeal cookies from the Veneto region which is in northeastern Italy.  Zaletti are similar to shortbread cookies made with a portion of cornmeal.  They are usually shaped like diamonds.
Italian Cookie Recipes
A pizzelle is a traditional Italian waffle cookie that is made by placing batter into  a pizzelle maker, which resembles a waffle iron. 
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A lot of Italian desserts use candied orange peel as an ingredient. It also makes a nice treat dipped in chocolate. Now you can make it yourself at home.
Candied Orange Peel
Be ready for every school or church bake sale or office birthday by making your cookie dough ahead of time and freezing it. Ice box cookies can be rolled into a log and wrapped and drop cookies can be scooped onto baking sheets, frozen, and then stored in plastic freezer bags. When needed, thaw the dough and bake as usual.
Cookies come in a variety of shapes, depending on the type of dough and the method used.

DROP cookies are made from a soft dough and dropped from a spoon or scoop onto cookie sheets.  It is important to keep them all the same size so that they bake evenly.

MOLDED cookies are made from dough that is chilled first.  The dough is then shaped by hand into balls, sticks, or other shapes  before baking.

PRESSED cookies are made by forcing dough through a cookie press to form a variety of shapes.  They are usually made with a very rich dough.

REFRIGERATOR cookies are made from a very stiff dough which is shaped into long rolls or logs and then cut into slices. They have a high butter content.  The dough can be stored in the refrigerator or frozen, then sliced and baked later.

BAR cookies are made from dough that is poured or pressed into a pan.  They are cut into squares or bars when they have cooled, unless otherwise directed in the recipe.

ROLLED cookies are made from a stiff dough that is rolled out with a rolling pin.
The dough is cut into shapes by using a knife, pastry wheel or cookies cutter and then baked. Filled cookies are made with rolled cookie dough.
Large 2-Layer Cookie and Cupcake Carrier is perfect for transporting cupcakes, sheet cakes, cookies, brownies, and more.
This nonstick bakeware set includes all the essential pan shapes for great baking results and is oven safe to 450 degrees F
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Creates consistent cookies with the press of a lever. Clear body shows how much dough is left.
Pumpkin Cheesecake Cookies
These are bar cookies that have a layer of pumpkin-flavored cheesecake over a crunchy walnut crust with a crumb topping.
Raspberry Streusel Bar Cookies
These cookies have a tender, buttery shortbread crust with a fresh fruit filling topped with a rich crumb topping.
Spumoni Cookies
Spumoni cookies highlight the same flavors, chocolate, pistachio and cherry, and colors of the traditional ice cream dessert in a shortbread cookie.
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Pecan Tassies
Pecan tassies are pecan pie cookies with a tender cream cheese crust and a buttery, brown sugar filling that is loaded with pecans.
Ricotta Chocolate Chip
and Orange Cookies
Sometimes called Cannoli Cookies, these cookies made with ricotta cheese are light and tender with a cake-like consistency.
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Fiori di Sicilia means "Flowers of Sicily" in Italian. Adds a distinctive taste to cookies, cakes and other desserts

It takes over 28 lbs of citrus peels to make 1 oz of this baking oil.
These deep-fried cookies are light and crisp with a delicate, lacy look. After frying they are liberally dusted with confectioners' sugar.
Pistachio Cookies
Pistachio cookies are classic Italian cookies that are soft and tender, loaded with pistachio flavor and gluten free.
Pinwheel Cookies
Buttery and crisp, these pinwheel cookies are made with two layers of dough, one chocolate and one almond flavored, rolled and sliced to create a pinwheel design.
Sugar Cookies
These sugar cookies are soft and tender and not overly sweet. By simply using different cookie cutter shapes you can make beautiful cookies for holidays and special occasions.
How to Decorate Sugar Cookies with Royal Icing >>
Sweet Taralli
Thumbprint Cookies
The sweet jam filling and buttery soft vanilla cookie are a match made in heaven.
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Royal Icing is a pure white icing that dries to a smooth, hard, matte finish. It is the perfect icing for decorating sugar cookies.

For royal icing recipes and techniques for decorating cookies, CLICK HERE