Category: Holiday cookies

Holiday Christmas cookies with recipes dating back generations and generations with in our family. From traditional Italian, to traditional Swiss.

Vegan Mailaenderli Cookies

Mailaenderli are a staple in the Swiss cookie world, and most particular, in the Christmas cookie world. I’d say they are the closest thing to the American version of the ‘sugar cookie’. But I had yet to find a good version of this recipe. “Keep it simple” was the key phrase here for this recipe. …

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Italian Butterball Cookies

Italian Butter Ball cookies

Source: Noni Clara cir. 1970’s Italian Butterball Cookie These Italian butterball cookies have been in my family since forever. My mother baked these, my aunties baked these, and my Nonni baked these. The typical Italian Christmas cookie which is soft, delicate and loaded with Italian roots. The balls almost melt in your mouth, and you …

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Nonnas Twist Cookies

Source: Nonna Clara, about 1950’s Nonna’s Twist Cookies – The Inspiration Nonnas Twist cookies come from, yes…my Nonna (I called her Nonni). These are light and doughy soft cookies with a soft lemony undertone. Delicious and one of a kind! My Noni love to bake and in fact if the entire family were to sit …

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