ITALIAN COOKIES WITH HONEY WALNUT FILLING

Post Views: 55,490 PRINT RECIPE OR SAVE PDF RECIPE FILEThese showstopping Italian cookies with honey walnut filling are exceptionally tasty, offering a subtle complexity typical of Italian desserts.   Unique both in flavor and form, these cookies are great for special occasions and holidays.     For the cookie dough:   4 cups all purpose flour 2 sticks unsalted butter 1 cup granulated sugar 1 tsp baking powder 2 packets vanillina (or 2 tsp vanilla extract) pinch of salt zest of a tangerine 3 eggs For the filling: 2 cups walnuts, shelled and chopped zest of tangerine 3/4 cup honey 1/8 cup granulated sugar powdered sugar for dusting (optional)     VIDEO RECIPE:         METHOD To begin making the cookie dough cut together the flour and butter (or use a hand mixer) to create a sand like consistency.   Add the sugar, baking powder, salt, vanillina and tangerine zest to the mixture.   Mix all the ingredients together by hand, or if using a mixer on a low setting.   Add the eggs and continue mixing until well incorporated, forming a smooth dough consistency.   If your mixture appears too dry you can add a splash of … Continue reading ITALIAN COOKIES WITH HONEY WALNUT FILLING