Italian Christmas Cookies | Christmas Recipes

Prep time: 1 hour 15 mins
Cook time: 10 mins
Total time: 1 hour 25 mins
Recipe type: Cookies
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 24 Ingredients


  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. Knead until dough is firm and not sticky, adding more flour if necessary.
  5. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  6. Cut off small amount of dough and roll on floured surface into 6 inch strips.
  7. Twirl into shape and place on greased cookie sheets.
  8. Bake at 375 degrees for 8-10 minutes (the bottom should be lightly browned but the tops should remain light).
  9. Remove cookies to wire rack and cool completely before glazing.
  10. Icing
  11. Combine the Icing ingredients in a bowl until just smooth. You want it more thick than thin, but still runny.
  12. Dip the tops of the cooled cookies into the glaze, then return to the wire rack, allowing the glaze to drip down the sides of the cookie.
  13. Top with sprinkles, while glaze is still wet.


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4 Responses

  1. These are my favorite cookies of all time! I don’t feel I ever do them justice when I make them though so thanks for this recipe to try!

  2. lipsofly says:

    For some reason I have something in my heart that I really wanna try baking! ❤️❤️❤️ Thanks for following by the way!

  3. Aida Bliss says:

    I will try baking these for sure😍. Thanks for sharing 😊

  4. Newst10 says:

    Nice post

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