I don’t know much about Italian pastries, except that I ate a LOT of them when I was in Italy, and they were all absolutely amazing. I’m definitely going to try some of these Italian Christmas cookies this year.
1. Source: An Italian in my Kitchen
Ok, so these cookies are actually called Viennese Almond Crescent Cookies, but the author lives in Italy, and says that the Italians love them!
2. Source: Cakes Cottage
This recipe for Italian vanilla Christmas cookies is so basic, but so good1 .
3. Source: Cooking Classy
These Italian Christmas cookies are made with ricotta cheese!
4. Source: Saving Room for Dessert
I love fig cookies so much! If you’re a fig cookie lover, too, you have to try this recipe for cucidati.
5. Source: Just a Little Bit of Bacon
These Italian pignoli cookies are naturally gluten free.
6. Source: Tara’s Multicultural Table
Italian pizzelle cookies are made in an iron, rather than baked. They’re crunchy and light and sweet and wonderful!
7. Source: 196 Flavors
Be sure to read the charming story that goes along with these traditional befanini Italian cookies.
8. Source: Yummy Addiction
Struffoli, Italian fried honey dough balls, aren’t exactly cookies, but they’re sweet and delicious and tiny. I’m including them.
9. Source: Olivia’s Cuisine
Italian amaretti cookies are sweet and crunchy and perfect in every way.
10. Source: Texanerin
These baci di dama cookies are gluten-free hazelnut cookies from Italy. And destined for my mouth.