Grandma Fanelli's Boiled Frosted Cookies

Sunday, June 28, 2009

These cookies have a lemon flavor and a boiled frosting that glazes them, a barese cookie...favorite

Italian Cookies

6 eggs
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup oil
1 1/2 teas lemon extract
6 teaspoons baking powder
4 to 5 cups all purpose flour

Beat until fluffy. Let rest. Roll out a small rope and tie in knots.
Bake at 350 oven till brown.

Boiled frosting for Cookies:

2/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup water
1/2 teaspoon lemon extract
In large saucepan boil three ingredients together until foamy, this takes awhile. Add cookies stir very gently with wooden spoon and until sugar starts to coat the cookies. Take off the heat, put cookies on wire racks with wax paper under the racks for cookies to dry.

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