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Canestrelli Delicious Italian Cookies – Recipe

Canestrelli are classic shortbread cookies that originated in Northern Italy, specifically in the Liguria region. They are so simple yet so delicious! Canestrelli have the ideal flavor and texture and literally melt in your mouth. They make the for perfect breakfast cookie! Just add as espresso on the side an enjoy!

Canestrelli are classic shortbread cookies that originated in Northern Italy, specifically in the Liguria region. They are so simple yet so delicious! Canestrelli have the ideal flavor and texture and literally melt in your mouth. They make the for perfect breakfast cookie! Just add as espresso on the side an enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup flour (130 grams)
  • 1/2 cup + 1 1/2 tablespoons powdered sugar (75 grams)
  • pinch salt
  • 3/4 cup + 2 tablespoons corn starch (100 grams)
  • 2/3 cup cold butter cut into pieces* (150 grams)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 hard-boiled egg (use just the yolks)
  • zest 1/2 lemon

Written Printable Directions: Here

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