Almond cake bar with chocolate topping and apricot jam, in the colors of the Italian flag.
Italy has a rich culinary history, and cookies are no exception. Italian cuisine is often focused on region or city where a particular dish is popular. Our Italian Christmas cookie recipes come from all over Italy. Some, like the Ricotta Cheese Cookies, are ridiculously easy. Other Italian cookies like Pizzelles require special equipment but yield spectactular results. Lots of holiday biscotti, too!
This “Italian Crumb Cookie” is a flavorful break-apart shortbread.
Crunchy Italian cookies perfect for dipping into a cup of coffee or hot cocoa.
A “gift in a jar” recipe for cranberry and pecan biscotti mix.
Pumpkin, spice, and your choice of nuts.
Italian biscotti with toasted hazelnuts and cinnamon.
Puff pastry around a cone and filled with a marshmallow creme.
This festive adaptation to this Italian classic uses dried cherries and a splash of Kirsch.
An Italian cookie stuffed with a fig, orange, apple, nut and spice mixture.
Lemon-flavored knot cookies from Italy symbolize “tying the knot”.