Italian Easter Bones of the DeadUser Submitted Recipe
1 pound confectioners sugar
3 eggs separated (large or extra large)
3 tsp baking powder
3/4 pounds of flour (3 cups)
1/2 tsp anise or vanilla or lemon flavoring
Mix dry ingredients and sift three times. Separate eggs and beat whites
stiff. Beat egg yolks with flavoring you chose and add flour mixture. Fold
in stiffly beaten whites. Work dough
well. Roll in long strips 1 inch thick. Cut 2 inches long diagonally.
Place on cookie
sheet and let dry overnight uncovered. Bake at 350 degrees for 8 to 10
For flavoring I use Clove Oil (that's what was in the the store bought
Make sure there is enough room between each cookie for spreading when
(I made the mistake of putting them too close and had to cut them to
them. Figure like 12 on cookie sheet.