- 2 cups (8 1/2 oz) Hazelnutsroasted, skinned
- 1 cup All-purpose flour
- ⅔ cup Granulated sugar
- 4 tbsp Cornstarch
- ¼ tsp Salt
- 5 oz Unsalted buttercold, cut to small pieces
- 2 tsp Vanilla extract
For the Baci di Dama chocolate filling:
- 1 cup Semi-sweet chocolatechopped, or chocolate chips
Italian Nut Cookies (Baci di Dama)
These Italian Cookies (Baci di Dama) are a fantastic Italian sweet treat to make for your New Year’s Eve celebration this year. Baci di Dama literally means “lady’s kisses” and they taste amazing with an espresso after dinner or as a mid-afternoon pick-me-up with a cup of coffee.
To make these cookies, start by making a hazelnut cookie dough. Shape into cookies and place on a baking sheet. Chill for an hour before cooking in a preheated oven. Once cooled completely, melt chocolate chips and sandwich the cookies together. Leave to set and enjoy!
To make Italian Cookies (Baci di Dama), you will need the following ingredients:
Steps to make Italian Nut Cookies (Baci di Dama)
Prepare 2 baking sheets
Combine dry ingredients
Add butter and vanilla
Place cookie dough on baking sheets
Preheat the oven to 350 °F with the baking rack in the center.