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Italian Mostaccioli Cookies

In Italian homes, mostaccioli cookies are a MUST for Christmas!

They taste just as good as they look! Your guests will not be able to stop eating them! Packed with delicious holiday flavors include almond and cinnamon, these cookies will instantly bring back memories! Get the amazing recipe from Marisa’s Italian Kitchen!

Ingredients

COOKIE DOUGH

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups almonds very finely ground
  • 1/3 cup baking cocoa powder I used dutch processed
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • orange zest from 1 large orange
  • lemon zest from 1 medium sized lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons Limoncello or substitute with the juice of one lemon
  • 3 ounces coarsely grated semi-sweet or bitter sweet chocolate

FOR THE CHOCOLATE GLAZE

  • 12 ounces semi-sweet or bittersweet chocolate
  • 12 ounces white chocolate
  • vegetable oil for thinning the chocolate

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