Easy Italian Christmas Cookies

One of the guilty pleasures I look forward to each December is making batches of Italian Christmas cookies. The recipes I use are for easy recipes which are mostly from family and friends. I hope you enjoy them as much as we do.

Easy Italian Christmas Cookies You’ll Love

You don’t have to be Italian to either enjoy or make these cookies. I hope that you give some of these a try and let me know in the comments how they worked out for you!

butterball cookies
Italian Pecan Butterball Cookies
These delicious Italian cookies go by many names, such as butterball cookies or snowball cookies. Either way, these pecan filled cookies are perfect for special holidays, especially at Christmas time.
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toto cookies
ToTo Cookies
These special cookies are one of my favorite Italian sweets! They are also called spice cookies because of the spices used. They are dipped in a whiskey icing and contain chopped walnuts inside. They are delicious!
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Traditional Almond Biscotti Recipe
Get your cup of espresso or mocha ready for dipping! These traditional almond biscotti are handmade and are perfect for dipping after a big meal. Serve with your favorite java and dessert.
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Anise Pizzelle Cookies
Anise flavored pizzelles are one of the more traditional pizzelle recipes in Italian culture. I use anise extract and the flavor just shouts holiday dessert cookie with every bite!
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chocolate pizzelle recipe
Chocolate Pizzelle Cookies
Love chocolate for dessert? Take a regular pizzelle recipe and use cocoa! Feel free to sprinkle them with confectioners sugar or leave them as is.
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Lemon Pizzelle Recipe
Italians love lemons, so why not have a lemon pizzelle? These pizzelles add a nice brightness to any dessert tray. I think these are great not just for Christmas and holidays but also for weddings.
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Italian Homemade Pizzelles
What is a Pizzelle and How do you Make Them?
Have you never made a pizzelle before? It's super easy. All you need is a pizzelle maker. It operates just like a waffle maker, except these are for desserts! Find out how to use a pizzelle maker and what to look for when making pizzelles.
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anginetti cookies
Anginetti Italian Lemon Cookies
Italian lemon cookies is another dessert that is great for special occasions. These were made by my in-laws for my Italian wedding and they were a huge hit! I now make them nearly every year for Christmas!
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I hope you’ve enjoyed this list of easy Italian cookies and try them in your own kitchen for your family and friends! Let me know your favorite Italian cookie in the comments below – I love to hear from my readers!

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Easy Italian Christmas Cookies

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