A delicious recipe from Italy.
If you love Italian cookies, try this fantastic recipe!!
Makes about 3 dozen
- 1/2 cup butter, room temp.
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 3 eggs
- 1 tsp. vanilla
- 2.5 cups all purpose flour
- 1 Tbsp. baking powder
- 1/2 cup plus 1 Tbsp. orange juice
- Powdered sugar for rolling cookies
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease one or two cookie sheets.
Beat butter with sugar in a large bowl until fluffy.
Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
Beat in vanilla.
In a separate bowl, stir flour with baking powder.
Beat in flour mixture, alternating with orange juice in two additions, until a soft, but sticky, dough forms.
Sprinkle powdered sugar in a shallow dish.
Take about 1 Tablespoon of the dough and roll it in the sugar until it forms a ball and is well coated.
Place it on prepared cookie sheet and flatten slightly. Repeat, spacing cookies about 2 inches apart.
Bake in center of oven for about 15 mins. or until cookies are light brown on the bottom.
Cool on a rack and store in an airtight container for up to 4 days.