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- Italian Dessert Cookie
- Sue Moscaritolo
- 1 dozen eggs
- 1/2 pound butter, melted
- 1 pound sugar
- 1 orange (juice and rind)
- 2 tbsp (30 ml) Anisette Extract
- 2 tbsp (30 ml) Almond Extract
- 1 tsp (5 ml) baking powder
- 3 pounds flour
- Beat eggs well.
- Add sugar, melted butter, orange juice and rind, anisette and almond flavorings. Mix well.
- Add flour and baking powder slowly.
- Mix long enough to form a dough.
- Cook in pan of top of stove in a pizzella cookie form until golden tan.
- This recipe came from a book entitled "Kitchen Wisdom 'italiano'. " It was
compiled by St. Anthony's Girls' Brigade of Hartford, Connecticut. I don't
know when it was put together as there are no dates, but the book seems
very old. I also have a recipe from my husband's great aunt, but at the
moment I can't find it. I'll keep looking and will post it when I find it!
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