Cookies «Canestrelli»

Cookies «Canestrelli» – recipe with photo, italian cuisine
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Cooking time: 1 h

Difficulty: Medium recipe

Recipe yield: 1 kg

Italian Food Recipes

Cookies «Canestrelli» – a recipe for Italian pastries, the name of the cookie comes from the word canestro, which means a basket in which the hostess put ready-made sweets. Usually these cookies were prepared for the holidays.

Cookies «Canestrelli» Ingredients

Cookies «Canestrelli» Recipe

Butter with sugar

For the Canestrelli Cookies recipe, take the butter out of the fridge ahead of time to soften it. Then grind the butter with sugar. This can be done in a blender or with a regular whisk.

Sugar, eggs and butter

When the sugar and butter combine, without ceasing to beat, beat in the egg.

Adding flour to dough

Then add chopped lemon zest, sifted flour and knead the dough.

Dough in a bag

Shape the dough into a ball, wrap it in cling film and refrigerate for 30 minutes. After roll out the dough into a layer of 5 mm and cut circles with cloves.

Preparing dough for baking

Put the prepared cookies on a baking sheet and bake at 180–190 for 15 minutes.

Cookies Canestrelli

Cool the finished cookies and sprinkle with powdered sugar. You can also coat the cookies with marmalade and combine.

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