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Q&A: What are these Italian cookies?

Question by Colette m: What are these Italian cookies?
What’s the name for these Italian cookies?
And does anyone have a good, authentic recipe?
Picture here:

They’re very light and buttery. They crumble as soon as you bite them. Some have jelly sandwiched between them, some are dipped in chocolate and sprinkles, and some have a cherry on top, etc.

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Answer by ~Susakins~
Interesting! Those look yummy, Ill be checking back for your answers!! Thanks for the question!

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How to make Turkey Cookies. Turns out, these Thanksgiving treats are super easy (and cute) to make!

Need something to bring to Thanksgiving dinner, or to school, work or a for a neighbor? These turkey oreo cookies that I’ve been seeing all over the place are actually super easy to make!! What you will need to make these are oreo cookies, candy corn, reeces mini peanut butter cups, reeces pieces (optional), frosting, and malt balls. Watch my tutorial to see how I made them, and then please feel free to like, comment, share etc. I hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving! Love. Love.Love.
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Q&A: How do I make these chocolate cookies?

Question by Asa Fox :3: How do I make these chocolate cookies?
I have a 20 min. oatmeal cookie mix, and I want chocolate cookies. Can I use cocoa powder?

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Answer by Kate
Yep! add 1/4 cup of cocoa powder. And some chocolate chips. And some chocolate frosting when they’re baked. I feel ya, gotta have the chocolate!

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Q&A: What do we do with all these shortbread cookies?

Question by Amanda: What do we do with all these shortbread cookies?
We were given this package of 4 big tins of shortbread cookies and no one in the house likes them. Is there something that we could do with them? Make a different dessert or something so that they don’t go to total waste!
Recipes would be greatly appreciated too!
Thanks in advance!

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Answer by belle

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Q&A: my mom use to make these mexican cookies that were soft with cinnamin and sugar all over them.?

Question by kelly c: my mom use to make these mexican cookies that were soft with cinnamin and sugar all over them.?
she called them( im spelling it phonetically) panda-poe-do if any one has a clue what i’m talking about that would be so awesome. she was from the valley in south texas and i remember her whole family would make these during Christmas. if this bit of info may help some one deduce this recipe for me.

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Answer by Sugar Pie
Mexican Wedding Cookies

1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
½ cup confectioners’ sugar, plus more for coating baked cookies
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting hands
1 cup pecans, chopped into very small pieces

Preheat the oven to 275ºF. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.

Using an electric mixer, cream the butter and sugar at low speed until smooth. Beat in the vanilla. At low speed gradually add the flour. Mix in the pecans with a spatula. With floured hands, take out about 1 tablespoon of dough and shape into a crescent. Continue to dust hands with flour as you make more cookies. Place onto prepared cookie sheets. Bake for 40 minutes. When cool enough to handle but still warm, roll in additional confectioners’ sugar. Cool on wire racks.


1½ cups sugar
½ cup butter or margarine, softened
½ cup shortening
2 eggs
2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp cream of tartar
1 tsp baking soda
¼ tsp salt
¼ cup sugar
2 tsp ground cinnamon

1. Heat oven to 400ºF.
2. Mix 1½ cups sugar, the butter, shortening and eggs in large bowl. Stir in flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt.
3. Shape dough into 1¼” balls. Mix ¼ cup sugar and the cinnamon. Roll balls in cinnamon-sugar mixture. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.

–Betty Crocker

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How can I make these types of Easter cookies (and keep them fresh for shipping)?

Question by Langley: How can I make these types of Easter cookies (and keep them fresh for shipping)?
I have a link to the picture:

I want to make these types of cookies, the frosting, the shape. All of that.
Also, how could I make sure they stay fresh if I’m shipping them across the country?
Thank you!

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Answer by Lisa
They are simple sugar cookies it looks like.

If you want a very firm icing you can use a “Royal Icing”.
3 large egg whites
1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
1 (16 ounce) package powdered sugar, sifted
paste food coloring

1 Combine egg whites and cream of tartar in a large mixing bowl.
2 Beat at medium speed on mixer until frothy.
3 Add half of powdered sugar, mixing well.
4 Add remaining sugar and beat 5-7 minutes at high speed, until mixture is stiff and holds a peak.
5 Color with desired amount of paste food coloring.
6 NOTE: Icing dries very quickly; keep icing covered with a damp cloth when not using.

You can use bottles from the paint section in a craft store to get a fine tip and decorate with them…

Other option… used canned white frosting…tint you as desire.

Frost base of cookies. Thin the frosting in the microwave until the thickness you want…decorate with them.

Either way, leave the cookies sit out overnight to fully dry.

Be sure to layer waxed paper between cookies to ship them. Seal them in airtight baggies and pack well with popped popcorn as cushioning.

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