Welcome to Mama's Italian Recipes Blog

So who is Mama? Mama is a full blooded Italian woman raised in Brooklyn New York surrounded with good food and Italian culture. I want to share the recipes of the old world with the new world. Known for her exceptional dishes she loves nothing more than to prepare and serve these recipes to her friends and family.

Now, we share them with you.

Saturday, December 15, 2007



1 3/4 c. sugar
1 c. shortening
2 eggs
3 c. flour
1 tsp. vanilla

Cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs and vanilla. Beat well, add remaining ingredients. Roll out thin, cut out and bake on ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake at 325 degrees for 10 minutes. If decorating, sprinkle decorations before baking cookies.

Italian's are traditionlists and this is a Christmas Cookie tradition!