Experience an Italian holiday with these Italian Christmas cookie recipes that are delicious. We’ve rounded up the 55 best Italian Christmas cookie recipes that you can easily make.
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Italian Christmas Cookies
Don’t miss out on these Italian Christmas cookies that will complete the holiday with your family. Get everyone in the holiday mood by making these Italian Christmas cookies!
Jump to the recipes and let’s get started. Many of these recipes only take 8-10 minutes.
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1. Italian Christmas Cookies
Make these delicious and buttery Italian Christmas cookies that will be a family favorite with a sweet glaze.
This recipe is so pretty and easy to make with butter and sugar, almond extract and flour, baking powder.
3. Pignoli Cookies
You can make a traditional Italian cookie with just four ingredients this Christmas.
4. Cranberry Pistachio Cornmeal Biscotti
Dip the ends of these delicious treats in melted chocolate for a great cookie.
5. Italian Ricotta Cookies
These traditional Italian Christmas cookies will melt in your mouth and have the best lemon flavor.
6. Walnut Crescent Cookies
You will only need five ingredients to bake these yummy cookies in just a few minutes.
7. Panettone Biscotti
Spread the love and joy by sharing these cookies during the holiday season.
8. Italian Butter Cookies
This is a bakery-style recipe that creates soft, buttery, and lightly browned cookies.
These festive cookies are soft and delicious with a white glaze.
10. Italian Sprinkle Christmas Cookies
This recipe is a fun twist on the traditional Italian sprinkle cookies by changing the sprinkles on them. You can use parchment lined baking sheets to make clean up so easy.
11. Chocolate Pizzelles
This recipe uses half dark chocolate cocoa and half natural cocoa that tastes so delicious.
12. Italian Sugar Cookies
Balls of dough are soft and full of lemon flavor with a lemony glaze you will love.
13. Pistachio Ricotta Cookies
These cookies are rich and delicious with ricotta cheese and a glaze.
14. Befanini Cookies With Rainbow Sprinkles
These are festive cookies with simple ingredients that are perfect to make! Also, make sure to cool completely on a wire rack.
15. Glazed Italian Christmas Cookies
This recipe contains simple ingredients and has flavors of anise with a sweet sugar glaze that taste great.
16. Italian Wedding Cookies
These buttery and tasty Italian wedding cookies have a delicious glaze. Allow cookies to come to room temperature and use a small bowl to drizzle glaze.
17. Christmas Double Chocolate Biscotti
This recipe is the perfect holiday treat for a delicious coffee break.
18. Chocolate Cookies
This recipe involves ingredients like almond flour, cocoa powder, and flour that come together fast.
19. Italian Cookies
Sprinkle these cookies with powdered sugar and enjoy eating them with your favorite drink.
20. Classic Italian Pizzelle
Create these sweet classic Italian pizzelle to serve for a delicious Christmas dessert.
These are light, soft, and slightly sweet Italian treats perfect on your Christmas table.
22. Italian Lemon Drop Cookies
These are the perfect cookies to make year-round and especially during the holidays.
23. Italian Canestrelli Cookies
These cookies taste so buttery with a lemon aroma and a crisp texture that will be a hit.
24. Keto Pecan Pistachio Biscotti
This cookie is so crispy and full of flavors.
25. Chocolate Biscotti with Pistachios
Drizzle these crunchy and tasty treats with melted chocolate and sprinkle with pistachios!
26. Anise Seed Sugar Cookies
These holiday treats have wreath shapes and smell great.
27. Chocolate Amaretti Cookies
These cookies have a strong almond flavor with a soft and gooey texture you will love.
28. Cannoli Cookies
These are fluffy cookies with melted chocolate and mini chocolate chips.
29. Italian Chocolate Spice Cookies
Make these Italian chocolate spice cookies during the holiday season or for a special occasion.
30. Classic Italian Sesame Cookies
This recipe is a traditional family favorite that you can make ahead of time.
31. Chocolate Almond Biscotti
This recipe has a dark chocolate coating with the perfect balance of tartness and sweetness.
32. Almond Orange Biscotti
The combination of almonds and orange zest make these cookies a great holiday treat.
33. Holiday Biscotti
These are flavorful cookies to serve on your holiday cookie platter that do not disappoint.
34. Hazelnut Almond Biscotti
These are festive cookies with a beautiful chocolate design you will love!
35. Almond Lemon Cookies
If you’re looking for a gluten-free and dairy-free dessert, this recipe is the one to try.
36. Lemon Pizzelle
These crispy lemon pizzelle are fun treats to make during the holiday season.
37. Italian Almond Ricotta Cookies
This recipe has ricotta cheese and gives the cookies a soft and moist texture.
38. Pasticcini Di Mandorle
Bake this cookie for a great addition to your cookie trays this Christmas.
39. Hazelnut Espresso Sandwich Cookies
It perfectly combines hazelnut espresso cookies and delicious chocolate into the best dessert.
40. Frosted Anise Sugar Cookies
These are rich and delicious cookies with a soft texture that are easy to make.
41. Wine Cookies Ciambelle al Vino
This recipe is a classic Italian Fall cookie but it works great during Christmas too.
42. Italian Torcetti Cookies
These soft and delicious cookies contain easy ingredients that come together easily.
43. Homemade Italian Struffoli Christmas Honey Balls
This recipe is a traditional Italian treat perfect for everyone during the holiday season.
These cookies have vanilla and orange flavors you will love.
45. Italian Bow Tie Cookies
Satisfy your sweet cravings this holiday season with these tasty bow tie cookies.
46. Cinnamon Sugar Pizzelles
There is so much cinnamon flavor in these cookies to enjoy this holiday season.
This delicious dessert is easy to make this holiday season.
48. Italian Christmas Cantuccini Biscuits
These are the best desserts to share as holiday gifts with your family and friends!
49. Brutti Ma Buoni Cookies
Everyone will love these cookies that only contain four easy ingredients.
50. Vegan Italian Biscotti
They are crispy, delicious, and beautiful cookies to serve on your holiday table.
51. Keto Almond Flour Biscotti
This Keto recipe is the perfect Christmas dessert to stick to your keto diet.
52. Italian Orange Ricotta Cookies
This is a traditional Italian cookie recipe with an orange glaze that is delicious.
It is easy to make and contains simple ingredients like black pepper and orange zest.
54. Italian Pistachio Biscotti
This recipe has delicious flavors of pistachios and more.
55. Mocha Almond Cantucci
This is one of the best Italian Christmas cookies because it is soft and crispy.