Easy Italian Cookies
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Make these delicious Italian cookies for a change, they are buttery and just right amount of sweetness. Perfect with a cup of tea or coffee.
For the dough, cream butter and sugar, add eggs and flavoring.
Mix well. Blend in flour and baking powder.
Work to form a soft pliable dough.
Cut off pieces of dough, the size of a walnut, roll to about ½ inch thickness, then shape into a curved 'S' shape about 2½ inch long or a straight 2½ inch pencil shape.
Bake in preheated oven 375℉ (190℃). until lightly brown about 15 to 20 minutes.
Make about 3 dozens of cookies.
Cookies may be iced or left plain.
First published: 1996-01-27 last updated: 2015-02-24