My Authentic Italian Cookies Recipe
A really simple recipe that takes around thirty minutes to prepare, this
recipe is much loved in the Veneto but it is also common elsewhere in
Almonds are often not added in the
Veneto (for more on this region click here)
but I would suggest you use them if possible. In my opinion they make the recipe that much tastier.
List of Ingredients
1/2 cup of orange juice
1 cup of sugar
2 1/2 sticks of butter, melted
1 teaspoon of salt
1 tsp. of vanilla extract
3 3/4 cups of flour
2 tbsp. of baking powder
• In a large bowl, beat the eggs together with the orange juice, and
• Add in the butter and beat it all together well then add in
the salt, the flour and the baking powder, mix it all together with a
wooden spoon (it is very important that it is wooden).
• Stir in the vanilla
extract and then the chopped almonds.
• Shape the dough into two
separate rectangles and place them on a well greased cookie sheet.
in the oven at 350 degrees F until they begin to turn golden (it should take about 15
minutes). Remove from the oven and let the cookies cool.
• Cut the cookies into 1/2 inch thick pieces and then cook them again at 450 degrees F but only for as long as it takes for them to turn a golden brown.
Our Most Popular Recipes
Please Book with Us...
Maria here, if you enjoy my site and Facebook page I'd love your support.
Simply book your next trip anywhere (not only to Italy) with the search box below or with any of the hotel links on the website.
I promise you'll get the best deal on accommodation available and the income we receive from HotelsCombined helps us to:
- Stay independent and to keep bringing you the best of Italy.
- Never have to accept money from hotels directly; that way we can share only those we genuinely love.
San Giorgio Maggiore is one of the loveliest Venice tourist attractions. Looking across from San Marco the island of San Giorgio is a splendid sight indeed.
How much longer will they allow cruise ships into Venice? This week, during a huge storm, they allowed the Costa Deliziosa to sail. It nearly led to a tragedy. Watch the video to see how close it came…
In every town here in Calabria that I have seen, there is a Monumento ai Caduti. A monument to the fallen, their young men who gave their live-in two world wars.
Come summer I can only take so much history before I need a beach. That's what the Venice Italy Beach Guide is all about. Discovering the best beaches near Venice.
Veneto Italy is full of secrets, a place of great natural beauty, ancient medieval villages and two of the greatest cities on earth. Discover one of Italy's most beautiful regions...