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Grandma's Soft Italian Cookies with Frosting

Grandma's Soft Italian Cookies with Frosting

My grandma, mom, have handed down from generation to generation...a simple recipe and traditional Italian…

Claudia lamascolo
Mar 2010
Professional
35 votes
103796 views
Italian Snowball Cookies

Italian Snowball Cookies

Evelyn Scott
Oct 2009
Advanced
13 votes
68978 views
CANNOLI MARTINI DESSERT

CANNOLI MARTINI DESSERT

An award-winning recipe to create an elegant alternative to traditional Italian cannoli--a definite crowd pleaser! Authentic vino cotto (vincotto)…

Deena Montillo
Jan 2010
Intermediate
7 votes
11511 views
24 Cookies Holiday Baking Season 2010

24 Cookies Holiday Baking Season 2010

Here is a collection of cookies, 24 made for this 2010 Holiday Season. For recipes please click on the below…

Claudia lamascolo
Nov 2010
Professional
11 votes
15418 views
Cannoli

Cannoli

A crisp, light shell with a deliciously rich and creamy sweet ricotta filling. This is one of the most popular desserts in upstate New York

Joanne
Oct 2012
Intermediate
5 votes
7558 views
CITRUS glazed RICOTTA cookie

CITRUS glazed RICOTTA cookie

Tangy LEMONS and sweet ORANGES will delight you in every bite from these cake-like RICOTTA based cookies. For a detailed post...refer to:…

Foodessa
May 2010
Advanced
6 votes
7729 views
Snowball Cookies

Snowball Cookies

My Grandmother's Recipe for Snowball Cookies! They melt in your mouth! A Christmas Favorite, but are scrumptious all year round!

Kristine Vernola
Feb 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
13444 views
Cashew Biscotti with chocolate glaze

Cashew Biscotti with chocolate glaze

This is going to be my first homemade Biscotti. Biscotti is an all time favorite at our house. I have been…

roopavij
Mar 2010
Advanced
1 vote
5156 views
A Taste of Utica Chocolate Filled Cookies

A Taste of Utica Chocolate Filled Cookies

Not too difficult and certainly worth every effort. This delightful cookie comes in a log and you simply slice…

Joanne
Dec 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
7058 views
Mascarpone Cheesecake

Mascarpone Cheesecake

This is my "famous" recipe for Mascarpone Cheesecake! It won second place in a "Taste of Italy" contest with Taste of Home magazine! This recipe was…

Deanna Martinez-Bey
Feb 2010
Advanced
5 votes
8241 views
A no bake dessert that is fast and pretty: Ricotta Truffles

A no bake dessert that is fast and pretty: Ricotta Truffles

Ricotta truffles are easy to make and you can use a variety of coatings according to your taste. It takes very…

Patricia Turo
Aug 2010
Intermediate
5 votes
7790 views
The Best Macaroons Ever

The Best Macaroons Ever

These aren't easy to make, but are well worth the effort. They are seriously good.

Lyndsey
Jan 2008
Beginner
4 votes
21878 views
Struffoli (honey balls)

Struffoli (honey balls)

A Christmas favorite in Italian households. When I was growing up in my home there was always a bowl of these available to munch on with milk or,…

Joseph Gargiulo
Dec 2010
Intermediate
4 votes
17145 views
creamy CANNOLI maple syrup RICOTTA filling

creamy CANNOLI maple syrup RICOTTA filling

I'll leave the authenticity to the ones who do it best. In the meantime, I've enjoyed tinkering with this…

Foodessa
Jun 2010
Advanced
3 votes
4892 views
Italian Pretzel cookies

Italian Pretzel cookies

I'm not even sure if there is such a thing as an Italian Pretzel Cookie, in any case I decided to make up my own version. I took a Taralli Dolci…

Daydreamer Desserts
Feb 2010
Intermediate
5 votes
6320 views