Another Italian Knot Cookies
This Italian Knot Cookies recipe looks so good you'll want to make them right away! This adorable cookie recipe with the little love knots are sweetly topped with icing that has the delicious taste of anise. These Italian cookies work any time of years, and especially well at holiday dessert tables.This Italian knot cookies recipe is a real treat to get, it is a cookie recipe that comes from a traditional Italian recipe, so you know it's been tested and tried over generations of family and friends, so it's sure to be good. The ingredients you will need for the cookie recipe include melted butter, sugar, eggs, vanilla, flour and baking powder. You will also need salt and warm water. For the cookie icing recipe, you will need some powdered sugar and a pinch of salt.
With your cookie recipe ingredients ready to add to a mixer some melted butter, sugar, eggs, and vanilla. Then mix the flour with the baking powder and salt. If you have a stand mixer, you can use the dough hooks attachment and add the flour mixture. Add some warm water and mix until a nice smooth cookie dough forms. You will form a ball of dough, which you will then roll into a worm shape so that you can form a knot with the dough. Bringing one end over the other, form a knot with the dough, then place on a baking sheet. Don't worry you'll get the hang of it soon enough! Bake in a preheated 350 degree Fahrenheit oven for approximately 13 to 15 minutes. Then let cool before icing. The icing recipe is easy to make, just add some water until it is the consistency you desire and dip each of the cookies into the icing and put onto some wax paper. Sprinkle with some sprinkles and let set.
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