Nanina's Bocconotti Calabresi

Nutella or Jelly filled pastry. Perfect with a cup of espresso or tea. This recipe has been used by my mom for as long as I can remember, especially for Easter.


Nanina's Bocconotti Calabresi

Ingredients

For 4 Dozen(s)

For the Bocconotti:

  • 12 large eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 16 ounces Crisco
  • 2 1/2 pounds all purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons baking powder
  • Nutella
  • jellies or jams
  • colorful sprinkles, sugars or chocolate for drizzling
  • non-stick spray
  • mini tart tins about 3 inches
 
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Directions

  1. Pre-heat oven 350 degrees
  2. In large bowl mix eggs, sugar and Crisco--mix well
  3. In a separate bowl add baking powder to flour--use a wire whisk to mix together
  4. Gradually add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients, if using a hand mixers set on low
  5. Spray tins and layer the tin with mixture
  6. Add a teaspoon of filling an then cover with more mixture
  7. Smooth and remove extra dough to leave a clean trim
  8. Place on cookie sheet and bake til golden brown about 20 minutes
  9. Wait to completely cool before removing from tins
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Recipe Notes

If the dough sticks to your hands add a tablespoon of flour and mix well. Do not over fill the center or it will leak out.

 

Reviews

5
Thursday, 14 December 2017
A childhood memory of my husband Giacchino. Thankful for these recipes. - Castronovo


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