Italian Cookie Recipe

Get a taste of Italy with this easy-going recipe for tasty Italian Pillow cookies.

Preparation Time

: 10 mins, 1 hr chill time

Cook Time

: 12 to 15 mins

Tools

  • Mixing bowl
  • Cookie sheets
  • Measuring cup
  • Wire rack

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup corn syrup
  • 1 cup sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs

Directions

  1. Cream together sugar, syrup, vanilla and eggs until smooth.
  2. Sift together flour and baking powder.
  3. Gradually combine flour mixture with creamed mixture.
  4. Beat until dough is soft.
  5. Refrigerate for one hour.
  6. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  7. Remove from refrigerator and shape dough into teaspoonfuls of 2” ropes.
  8. Roll cookie ropes in sesame seeds and place onto ungreased cookie sheets 1” apart.
  9. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly brown.
  10. Remove from oven and allow cookies to cool for a few minutes before transferring to wired rack.

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