If you want to make fantastic Italian Christmas cookies,this is a recipe for you.
From the courtesy of The Italian American Page
Sift dry ingredients.
Cream butter and sugar, beat in eggs;
add vanilla and dry ingredients.
Knead and add flour as needed to keep dough from sticking to hands.
Pinch off dough, roll in your hands to form a log and then twirl into shape.
Place on greased cookie sheets.
Bake at 375 for 10 minutes.
2 cup sifted confectioner’s sugar
2 tsp. vanilla
6 tsp. water
Stir until creamy
Dip cookies into icing and sprinkle with trim.
Place on wire rack with wax paper on counter to collect the dripping icing and sprinkles.