Italians are famous for their delicious cookies. Find our collection of Italian cookie recipes. Find recipes for popular biscotti, baci di dama, brutti ma buoni to amaretti cookies!
Grandma's traditional Italian cookie recipes are a family secret and they prepare them for every holiday throughout the year. Italian cookies are full of flavours, packed with almonds, hazelnuts, pistachios, dried fruits, chocolate and flavoured wit herb liqueurs.
We have an interesting collection of traditional Italian cookie recipes you ca easily follow and have fun while baking them at home. Just follow our recipes and bake delicious Italian cookies from the scratch.
Why not to start with the most elegant Italian cookies - baci di dama. These cookies made from delicate hazelnut dough and chocolate filling will melt in your mouth. For those looking for a simple cookies can be made in only 30 minutes brutti ma buoni would be the perfect choice. Just beat the egg whites, add chopped hazelnuts and your cookies will be ready to bake.
Biscotti are popular cookies which can be bought from any pastry shop in Italy. But good news is that you can easily make them at home and you can choose your own flavour.
The classic version is enchanced with toasted almonds but they can hold also hazelnuts, pistachios, dried fruits, chocolate chunks etc. We have proven recipes for classic almond biscotti and chocolate version of almond biscotti. We have also a recipe for chocolate hazelnut biscotti, almond flour biscotti and white chocolate chestnut flour biscotti.
Amaretti cookies are also one of the traditional Italian cookies. They come in two variations: soft and crunchie. If you like everything about almonds you will adore these cookies.
Soft amaretti cookies are crunchy from outside but chewy and soft in the centre with amazing almond flavour. Easy to make they will be ready in only 30 minutes. We have recipes for classic soft amaretti cookies, chocolate amaretti cookies or hazelnut amaretti cookies. You should also try Sicilian almond cookies which are similar to soft amaretti.