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Grandma's Soft Italian Cookies with Frosting

Grandma's Soft Italian Cookies with Frosting by Claudia lamascolo

My grandma, mom, have handed down from generation to generation...a simple recipe and traditional Italian cookie. Please check out the links below the recipes for more of grandma's favorite Italian Style Cookies!

36 votes
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Pignoli (Pine Nuts) and Almond Cookies

Pignoli (Pine Nuts) and Almond Cookies by Kristine Vernola

This recipe is a bit tricky but is a huge family favorite at the holidays!

2 votes
11203 views
CANNOLI MARTINI DESSERT

CANNOLI MARTINI DESSERT by Deena Montillo

An award-winning recipe to create an elegant alternative to traditional Italian cannoli--a definite crowd pleaser! Authentic vino cotto (vincotto) is the secret ingredient. HOW-TO VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qwQcvAP7NNY Read about my surprise when I discovered this recipe made it into the TASTE OF HOME CHRISTMAS 2011…

7 votes
15055 views
Bolo de bolacha maria - Maria cookies cake

Bolo de bolacha maria - Maria cookies cake by Sofia Reino

This is a traditional Portuguese Cake that is very easy to make. Nowadays you can find Maria cookies in just about every supermarket, but if you have trouble, go to your local Hispanic or Asian market and you will for sure find it!

2 votes
24447 views
Apfelkuchen (German Apple Cake) with Almond Apple Cake Variation

Apfelkuchen (German Apple Cake) with Almond Apple Cake Variation by Salad Foodie

This recipe takes me back over 40 years when I lived in Germany. My landlady Mathilda would treat me to this pastry and one day I asked her for the recipe. She agreed to show me how to make it, if I taught her how to make American lemon meringue pie!…

5 votes
15028 views
Mona of Easter (sweet bread of Easter in Valencia-Spain )

Mona of Easter (sweet bread of Easter in Valencia-Spain ) by chefgonin

At Easter, the sweet traditional is la Mona, a sweet bread with a boiled egg that gives to the godchildren. Do you know the history of the Mona?,

1 vote
8997 views
Vino Cotto (Vincotto) Cheesecake Bars

Vino Cotto (Vincotto) Cheesecake Bars by Deena Montillo

A light-textured cheesecake filling over an amazing almond flour crust!

6 votes
5947 views
Ciambellone Classico (Classic Pound Cake-Italian Style) copyright 2011 art of living,PrimaMedia,Inc/Maria Liberati

Ciambellone Classico (Classic Pound Cake-Italian Style) copyright 2011 art of living,PrimaMedia,Inc/Maria Liberati by maria liberati

This is the classic Italian pound cake and comes form my second book, winner of the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2009, The Basic Art of Italian Cooking: Holidays & Special Occasions. I love this recipe because it is quick to make and you can adapt it…

5 votes
12089 views
Italian Red Wine Cookies

Italian Red Wine Cookies by Evelyn Scott

These are so quick and easy you can bake them anytime, and people will think you spent all day just baking for them !!

3 votes
5166 views
Cannoli

Cannoli by Joanne

A crisp, light shell with a deliciously rich and creamy sweet ricotta filling. This is one of the most popular desserts in upstate New York

5 votes
9078 views
Cinnamon Walnut Rugelach

Cinnamon Walnut Rugelach by Robyn Savoie

These charming crescent shaped cookies are flaky, tender, bite-sized Jewish treat sure to please. They house the just-right amount of nuts, cinnamon and sugar. Making this cookie can be a bit tedious and messy but well worth the effort. Rugalach come in many flavors, but this is my personal favorite.

2 votes
7115 views
Cashew Biscotti with chocolate glaze

Cashew Biscotti with chocolate glaze by roopavij

This is going to be my first homemade Biscotti. Biscotti is an all time favorite at our house. I have been meaning to make this from a long long time. The time was just right few days back, when I had all ingredients and the memory that I had to make this :) I got the recipe from 'Joy of Baking' and was surprised to know it didn't…

1 vote
7987 views
Spiced Almond Cookie

Spiced Almond Cookie by Hina Gujral

Smart cookies are strategic about holiday baking. These Spiced Almond Cookies are a classic holiday favorites and are great for gifting, it’s quick to make and turn out delicious and distinctive cookies, all sure to hit the sweet spot with family and friends. Their generous size makes them especially festive but they can be made into…

1 vote
8729 views
cake RICOTTA cheese CHOCOLATE RUM

cake RICOTTA cheese CHOCOLATE RUM by Foodessa

All this talk about APRONS and Grandmothers got me going on assembling my notes and photos to finally share with you a very cherished recipe my 'Nonna' made for me growing up. Granted, as I turned baker in my kitchen, I confess to having tweaked it just enough to meet with her approval. She also found that my version was slightly…

2 votes
5454 views
Ganache Chocolate Nutella

Ganache Chocolate Nutella by Amos Miller

Use this topping on any thing you wish to enhance with CHOCOLATE, from baked goods to ice cream. It will keep for a couple of days unrefrigerated - a couple of weeks in the cooler. Sprinkle some finely chopped nuts on top of the ganache, if you wish - even some crushed peppermint candy. Gran Marnier and Chambord are great…

2 votes
4040 views