An innovative baker created these diamond-shaped cookies in 14th-century Siena. Weai??i??re thrilled they did! The soft essence of orange zest combined with the chewy almond center makes them an undeniable favorite, especially at Christmas. The rough crackled surface is lightly sprinkled with powdered sugar making it the perfect dessert cookie for any occasion. Serve with a sweet dessert wine such as Vin Santo or Moscadello di Montalcino. Decadente!
Fresh apricot preserves are dropped on the top of this special cookie before baking, giving it the look of a tiny jewel! The contrast between the soft almond cookie and sweet fruit topping is a treat in itself-especially if savored with a cup of hot tea and a good friend. Gustoso!
Almonds are the true star of this traditional Italian favorite. This light, finger-shaped almond macaroon offers a soft almond center and a crunchy almond coating-two luscious taste sensations at once! Magnifico!
These “Delights of the Evening” are hand-formed slightly rounded cookies. They are puffy little pillows of delight, chewy on the inside and slightly crunchy outside. The light dusting of powdered sugar finishes and fills the crackled surface. Mama Mia these are good! Chill the Prosecco and enjoy these little bites of heavenly delight! Diletto!
Look at those crispy little ridges shaped like a happy ribbon and topped with a whole sweet almond. The inside is creamy and lovely as it slowly melts away in your mouth…you simply will not remember why you had such a bad day at work. Serve with your favorite aperitif! Delizioso!
Since their creation in the 18th century, pignoli have been considered a classic dessert reserved for the wealthy and elite. These crispy-on-the-outside, soft-on-the-inside delicious cookies are made with an almond dough and finished with hand-picked salty pignoli nuts-a perfect duo of sweet and savory. Dolce e Salato!