Italian Christmas Cookies

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Italian Christmas Cookies

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Italian Christmas Cookies

Prep time
1 hour 15 mins
Cook time
10 mins
Total time
1 hour 25 mins
Author: CakesCottage
Recipe type: Cookies
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 24
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Ingredients
  • Cookies
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup butter
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 3½ cup flour
  • 4 tsp.baking powder
  • Icing
  • 2 cup sifted confectioner’s sugar
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 6 tsp. water

Instructions
  1. Cookies
  2. In a bowl sift together the flour and baking powder , set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter and sugar.
  4. Add the eggs, one at a time, mixing well. Mix in the vanilla. Add in the flour mixture.
  5. Knead until dough is firm and not sticky, adding more flour if necessary.
  6. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  7. Cut off small amount of dough and roll on floured surface into 6 inch strips.
  8. Twirl into shape and place on greased cookie sheets.
  9. Bake at 375 degrees for 8-10 minutes (the bottom should be lightly browned but the tops should remain light).
  10. Remove cookies to wire rack and cool completely before glazing.
  11. Icing
  12. Combine the Icing ingredients in a bowl until just smooth. You want it more thick than thin, but still runny.
  13. Dip the tops of the cooled cookies into the glaze, then return to the wire rack, allowing the glaze to drip down the sides of the cookie.
  14. Top with sprinkles, while glaze is still wet.

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    These Italian Christmas cookies have become a favorite Christmas recipe at our house. Try them and see for yourself how delicious they are!
     These Italian Christmas cookies have become a favorite Christmas recipe at our house. Try them and see for yourself how delicious they are!

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