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Canestreletti

Course Dessert
Cuisine Italian
Keyword dessert
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Resting Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 dozen
Calories 910 kcal

Ingredients

  • .50 .50 lemon rind 1/2 lemon rind finely grated
  • 3 cups unbleached flour 3 cups unbleached flour
  • .50 cup powder sugar 1/2 cup powder sugar
  • .25 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup unsalted butter 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 4 egg yolks 4 egg yolks (save the egg white)
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Instructions

  1. Mix all the above ingredients until you are able to roll the dough with some ease. 

  2. Let it rest, covered in a dark spot for at least 30 minutes. 

  3. Roll it out to a ΒΌ of inch and use favorite cutters to make cookies. Place the cookies on parchment paper. With a small brush, brush over a light coat of egg white.

  4. Bake in the oven at 375F for 10 minutes or when golden.

  5. Let it cool off and sprinkle powder sugar over it. 

Nutrition Facts
Canestreletti
Amount Per Serving
Calories 910 Calories from Fat 468
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 52g 80%
Saturated Fat 31g 155%
Cholesterol 317mg 106%
Sodium 17mg 1%
Potassium 126mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 96g 32%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 27g
Protein 14g 28%
Vitamin A 33.6%
Calcium 5.1%
Iron 7.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.