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Italian Christmas Cookies – Pasta Frolla

These Italian Christmas cookies can be found in Italian homes across the globe during the holidays! They are crisp, buttery, festive, and DELICIOUS!

They are made from pasta frolla, which is crostata dough! You can cut them into any shape your heart desires and adapt them for any holiday! They are made with 6 ingredients that you likely already have in your home!

Get the perfect recipe below from the incredible An Italian in My Kitchen!



  • 1 ¾ cup all purpose flour (227 grams)
  • ½ cup sugar (100 grams)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • ½ cup + 1 tablespoon butter (cold)


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