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Almond Cookies

Tweet In Sicily, these flour-less, macaroon-like morsels are known as cassettine. Requiring only a few ingredients, they are quick to put together and just in time for Saint Joseph’s Day¬†(March 19th). Other almond biscotti for your enjoyment are Italian Wedding Cookies,¬†Pinoli, Almond Ravioli Cookies and Meyer Lemon Olive Oil Biscotti.   Ingredients: 1 cup blanched […]

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Tweet These moist, soft and chewy cookies are found in bakeries all over Sicily and southern Italy. They are a type of macaroon made with almond paste and topped with pinoli (pine nuts). They are easy to make but because both almond paste and pinoli are rather expensive, they are reserved for holidays. Because the […]

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Almond Ravioli Biscotti

Tweet Tis the season for some serious cookie baking! Biscotti (cookies) are enjoyed year round, especially during the holidays. They seem to make an appearance at every gathering from the board room to the lunch room and all the parties in between, not to mention the few set out for the “big guy” on December […]

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