Italian Love Knots

3 cups all-purpose flour
3 large eggs
3 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 teasponns lemon extract (or marsala wine)
1/2 cup butter, softened
powdered sugar

Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease a baking sheet. Beat the butter until creamy. Add eggs, sugar and lemon extracts and mix well. In a seperate bowl combine flour and baking powder. Add flour mixture to the butter mixture, adding a small amount of milk if the batter is too thick or dry. Mix batter until dough forms. Shape pieces of dough into a thin cigar shape, about 4 or 5 inches long, and then loop the dough into a knot shape. Place knot-shaped dough onto prepared baking sheet. Bake 8 to 10 minutes. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.


Country of Origin: Italy

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