Italian Angeletti's

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INGREDIENTS

4 cups flour

2 tbsp baking powder

½ tsp salt

1/2 cup butter

1 cup sugar

6 large eggs

1 tsp vanilla or anise extract

1 lb confectioner’s sugar

¼ cup lemon juice

Candy sprinkles for decorating

DIRECTIONS

Preheat oven to 350F.  Mix all dry ingredients together. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.  Add one egg at a time mixing well.  Add vanilla until mixed thru and add flour mixture until dough starts to come together. 

Roll into 1 to 1 ½ inch balls and place on parchment lined baking sheet and bake until golden brown for 15 mins and let cool. 

Stir confectioner’s sugar, lemon juice and a tablespoon or so of water until icing is smooth and runny.  Dip cookies into icing or spoon icing over cookies and sprinkle with candy sprinkle.  Let rest until icing hardens.

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