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Who doesn’t love a good cookie, especially during the holiday season? Whether we’re baking them ourselves to bring to friends and family or are on the receiving end of a deliciously baked creation, a Christmas-theme cookie always hits the spot during the month of December.
For me, the simpler, the better. A nice sugar cookie with an appropriate amount of icing and some red and green color is what I’m looking for, and it’s what prompted me to find this Italian Christmas Cookie recipe.
My mother made a version of this cookie last Christmas and it was borderline disturbing how quickly our crew devoured them. Simply put, there’s just something so wildly addictive about this cookie. I’m guessing it’s the ricotta cheese, which I absolutely love to use in my cooking throughout the year.
Click on the recipe and give it a good once-over, but you’ll also probably want to follow a few of these suggestions:
You will love these cookies. They aren’t overly sweet, and they have a wonderfully soft texture with a crisp bottom. Just be sure to bake a few batches.
They won’t last long.
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