Italian Cookies I

Italian Cookies I


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About this recipe: This cookie recipe has been handed down to me from my grandmother. It has been in the family for at least four generations.

C. Davis

Serves: 18 

  • 1/2 cup (110g) butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup (110g) caster sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups (375g) plain flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder

Prep:30min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. Preheat oven to 175 degrees C (350 degrees F). Grease cookie tins.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until smooth. Mix in the egg and vanilla. Combine the flour and baking powder; stir into the creamed mixture until blended. Divide dough into walnut sized portions. Roll each piece into a rope and then shape into a loop. Place cookies 5cm apart on the prepared cookie tins.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, until firm and golden at the edges.

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