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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
11135 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
5928 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
15034 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
12069 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
5145 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
9066 views
Torrone

Torrone by Pattie Meegan

This week is the Festival of Torrone ( La Festa del Torrone) being celebrated in various cities with the most well-known celebration going on in Cremona/Milan. Torrone is a delicious nougat traditionally made with almonds, but also commonly done with pistachios and hazelnuts. I make a batch of Torrone once a year and we enjoy…

1 vote
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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
5441 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
7973 views
Chocolate Genoise

Chocolate Genoise by Navaneetham Krishnan

Light, crumbly and melt in the mouth cake.

1 vote
2247 views
NUTTY flourless cookie CRISPS < Brutti ma Buoni >

NUTTY flourless cookie CRISPS < Brutti ma Buoni > by Foodessa

Got a few egg whites left over from a recipe? Here's a super easy crispy, flourless cookie called < Brutti ma Buoni >. It's an Italian saying...loosely translated as ugly looking (not really) but yummy. Originally made with roasted hazelnuts...however, re-created to include roasted almonds instead. I also reduced much of the…

3 votes
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Italian Variety Cookie Dough

Italian Variety Cookie Dough by Claudia lamascolo

When I was growing up this is the only dough my grandmother made then my mom. They would use this one dough with imagination to create more than 20 varieties. Lets see what you can create. A delicious shortbread that could be rolled, cut or filled and another one that sturdy enough for fresh fruit filled. Take your pick they are both…

2 votes
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CLEMENTINE CHOCOLATE and NUT torte cake

CLEMENTINE CHOCOLATE and NUT torte cake by Foodessa

Easy flourless cake creation. This cake is extremely flavourful as well as invitingly aromatic. I certainly do love desserts with a combo of citrus, chocolate and nuts. This torte turned out absolutely delicious and memorable. A must try ;o) For a detailed post...refer to:…

1 vote
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Nescafe Walnut Tiramisu

Nescafe Walnut Tiramisu by Navaneetham Krishnan

Pleasurable; assembled with store bought ingredients; lady fingers drizzled with Nescafe and layered with cream cheese, crunchy walnuts and cocoa powder.

1 vote
1802 views