This Italian Easter cookies recipe is a traditional treat that is a must-have for the holidays. You can add your desired food coloring to the glaze to make the cookies more colorful and festive.
Italian Easter Knot Cookies Recipe
- 5 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 ½ cups granulated sugar
- 3 tsp. baking powder
- 4 eggs
- 3/4 cup milk
- 2 tsp. vanilla extract
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a large bowl, combine flour, granulated sugar and baking powder.
Mix with a wooden spoon and make a well in the center.
In a small bowl, beat eggs just enough to combine. Stir in milk and vanilla.
Pour wet ingredients into the well made in the dry ingredients.
- Beat with a wooden spoon until a soft dough forms.
- Cover with a kitchen towel and let rest 15 minutes.
- Divide dough into 5 pieces.
On a floured work surface, roll each piece into a 1/2-inch-thick rope.
Cut into 3-inch lengths and twist each into a loose knot or spiral, tucking the ends at the center.
Bake on a baking sheet for 12-15 minutes until dry and still pale in color.
- Let the cookies partially cool.
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