Cornmeal Cookies from the Piedmont

Preparation info
  • Makes

    4 or 5 dozen

    • Difficulty


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By Nick Malgieri

Published 1990

  • About

I first encountered krumiri on one of my first visits to Italy, in the early seventies. I have to confess that I was mainly attracted to the brightly lithographed red tin they came in and wanted to add it to my growing collection. Later, on the train back to Zurich, I opened the tin and was pleasantly surprised to find a bonus of delicious biscotti.

Krumiri are delicately buttery with a strong, sweet corn flavor. If you do not have the patience to pipe them, use