Spoon Cookies

Spoon Cookies

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"This recipe is from my Italian mother-in-law. She refers to them as spoon cookies because most Italian cookies are shaped and these are just dropped from a spoon. They're usually seen at Christmas."
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Ingredients

servings 1056 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 1056 kcal
  • 53%
  • Fat:
  • 38.6 g
  • 59%
  • Carbs:
  • 160.5g
  • 52%
  • Protein:
  • 17.8 g
  • 36%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 268 mg
  • 89%
  • Sodium:
  • 621 mg
  • 25%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Cream the butter or margarine with the white sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the vanilla and eggs and mix well. Stir in the baking powder and flour. Drop dough by rounded spoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheets. In a small bowl beat milk into the confectioners' sugar a tablespoon at a time until it is of a drizzling consistency.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for about 10 minutes. Let cookies cool then drizzle with confectioners' sugar and milk glaze then sprinkle with candy sprinkles.

Reviews

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Most helpful positive review

These were good and freezed well, too. I think they may be even better if you substituted almond extract for the vanilla.

Most helpful critical review

These have a nice texture, but the flavor is a little bland. They need some salt to offset the sugar, and next time I'd try some different extracts, like anise or orange.

These were good and freezed well, too. I think they may be even better if you substituted almond extract for the vanilla.

I Loved these cookies I just added a little more butter >Softness< and sugar >sweetness< and they turn out great >Cook time a litle longer 3-6 mins more<. My Result was a cake-like soft, thick, ...

I needed a recipe for a bridal shower I was catering and the only thing they said they wanted was "Italian cookies" - so I hunted and tried this one - it's amazing! The cookies are nice and mois...

Add a teaspoon of anise instead of vanilla to the mix and you will love these cookies even more!!

These cookies were decent, but not as flavorful as I had hoped. The good news is that I was able to rescue them with a PERFECT icing recipe: combine 5 C. confectionary sugar, 6 Tbs water, 1 1/2 ...

Just delicious!!

I made these at Christmas and put them on platters of cookies I give away to family and friends. They were easy to make, and because you can decorate them without a lot of effort, they looked gr...

very good and very easy to work with dough. I think next time I will use another frosting though did not care for the glaze.

so good like others I added almond. they were gone so fast and my boyfriend raved about them to everyone