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Wine Cookies


These simple cookies taste amazing with a glass of wine. Sugar and cinnamon pair very nicely with wine.

Kaitlin from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania submitted this recipe which was a winner in our Italian recipe contest judged by Mary Ann Esposito of Ciao Italia.



  • 1 quart oil
  • 1 quart sugar
  • 1 quart wine
  • 1 box anise seeds
  • juice and rind of 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 5 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 4-5 cups flour


  1. Mix all ingredients together.
  2. Roll into balls the size of walnuts.
  3. Roll in granular sugar and bake at 375 for 10 minutes or until lightly cracked and tan

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Cook Time: 10 Minutes

Total Time: 30 Minutes

Yield: 250 cookies