Italian Christmas Cookies

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These cookies are AMAZING! I made them for the first time yesterday and my family loved them! They taste as if they came straight out of a bakery! Defiantly a keeper! My grandfather from Italy was very pleased with these delicious balls of dough!

These Italian Christmas cookies have become a favorite Christmas recipe at our house. Try them and see for yourself how delicious they are!



  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup butter
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 3½ cup flour
  • 4 tsp.baking powder


  • 2 cup sifted confectioner’s sugar
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 6 tsp. water



  1. In a bowl sift together the flour and baking powder , set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter and sugar.
  3. Add the eggs, one at a time, mixing well. Mix in the vanilla. Add in the flour mixture.
  4. Visit Italian Christmas Cookies @ for full recipe αnd instructions.

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