Nonna Rita’s Honey Cookies
These oblong, crunchy Calabrese honey cookies are perfect for dipping in your morning cappuccino or afternoon espresso.
Cuccidati: Sicilian Fig Cookies
A Christmas tradition in Sicily, these fig-filled treats are essentially a grown-up version of fig newtons.
Popular throughout Germany, Austria, and Italy's Alto-Adige region, these spiced star-shaped cookies taste just like Christmas.
Delicate, crumbly, and packed full of almond flavor, amaretti morbidi, or "soft amaretti," are Italian cookies that you'll no doubt want to add to your holiday dessert tray.
Miniature versions of the sweet Italian Christmas cake called Pandolce Genovese, these cookies are dense, crumbly, and speckled with dried fruit in each bite.