Chocolate Chips Canestrelli

  Canestrelli are traditional old-fashioned Italian shortbread cookies from Piedmont and Liguria regions (Italy). They come flower-shaped and covered with plenty of confectioners’ sugar. The secret for baking authentic Canestrelli is to hard boil the egg yolks. I gave to the traditional recipe a chocolatey twist adding mini-chocolate chips to the cookie dough. Enjoy these […]

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Hazelnut Canestrelli

Canestrelli (literally little baskets) are crumbly, flower-shaped, Italian cookies from Piedmont and Liguria region. This is a revisited version with hazelnut flour. These cookies are the perfect treat for breakfast or snack time, delicious with a cup of tea  or a cappuccino. Although the original recipe of plain Canestrelli recalls for hard-boiled egg yolks, I […]

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