Iced Italian Wedding Cookies

Eat My Shortbread

Some treats are traditionally reserved for holidays and special occasions — sometimes I love this, because there’s nothing like that once or twice a year pecan pan; but sometimes, you really just need to have a good batch of casual Italian wedding cookies. This recipe yields some of the most wonderful little cookies, a little ball of vanilla perfection, rolled in a sweet icing and topped with rainbow sprinkles 🙂

2 sticks butter, room temperature
2 eggs
1 cup sugar
4 cups all purpose flour
2 tbsp baking powder
2 tbsp vanilla

1 3/4 cups powdered sugar
2 tbsp milk
1 tbsp vanilla (or anise, if you prefer that flavor)
And sprinkles, if you want them!


Pre-heat your oven to 350. Combine your butter and sugar until soft and creamy. Add eggs and vanilla, mixing well. Mix up the flour and baking powder, then blend into the butter…

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Michelle Glynn

Traded globe-trotting for motherhood. Side hustling as a freelance writer since 2001.

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