You are here

Italian Nut Cookies

Cookies.Recipes's picture
Ingredients
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1 Cup (16 tbs), melted
  Anise seeds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Anisette/Other anise-flavored liqueur 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Whiskey/2 teaspoons vanilla and 2 tablespoons water 3 Tablespoon
  Eggs 6
  All purpose flour 5 1⁄2 Cup (88 tbs)
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Chopped almonds/Walnuts 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Directions

In a large bowl, stir together sugar, butter, anise seeds, anisette, and whiskey.
Beat in eggs.
In another bowl, stir together flour and baking powder; gradually add to sugar mixture, blending thoroughly.
Mix in almonds.
Cover tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours.
Directly on greased baking sheets, shape dough with your hands to form flat loaves about 1/2 inch thick, 2 inches wide, and as long as baking sheets.
Place loaves parallel and 4 inches apart.
Bake in a 375° oven for 20 minutes or until lightly browned.
Remove loaves from oven and let cool on baking sheets until you can touch them; then cut diagonally into 1/2 to 3/4-inch-thick slices.
Place slices close together, cut sides down, on baking sheets; bake in 375° oven for 15 more minutes or until lightly toasted.
Transfer to racks to cool.
Store airtight.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Nut

Rate It

Your rating: None
4.03125
Average: 4 (16 votes)

1 Comment

Marquita Sozio's picture
Does anyone have a recipe for "Chocolate cookies filled with walnuts prunes? It's like the ouigedades" (sp)which are made with figs and chocolate. Would really appreciate an answer.