limoncello cookies

Limoncello Cookies

A perfect complement to coffee or tea, these biscuits are crumbly and fragrant. Deliciously appealing to taste and to sight.

Recipe Type Dessert
Course Italian
Keyword biscotti, cookies, limoncello
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting time 1 hour
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 30 biscuits
Author Ventura Limoncello


  • 250 g flour 00
  • 100 g sugar
  • 50 g butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 sachet baking powder
  • 50 ml Limoncello
  • 1 lemon


  1. In a bowl, place the flour and baking powder in the center with the sugar, the butter cut into small pieces, the grated rind of a lemon and the egg.

  2. Start to work the ingredients from the center, gradually incorporating all the flour, then add the juice of half a lemon and limoncello.

  3. Work the dough until it forms a ball that you will put in the fridge to rest for 30 minutes.

  4. Take now the dough and form balls as large as a nut that you will roll in a saucer in which you have put some granulated sugar.

  5. Place the limoncello biscuits so obtained on a baking tray covered with parchment paper, distancing well from each other and bake in a preheated oven at 170 °

  6. Bake the biscuits for about 10 minutes or until they are just golden.

  7. Allow to cool and then serve with a nice glass of iced limoncello.