Umbrian Snowflake Cookies

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Italian Comfort Food

By The Editors of Saveur

Published 2015

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Cornflakes—both mixed into the batter and coating the exterior—give these crumbly chocolate-chip treats a pleasant crunch. Served at festivals, wineries, and charity bake sales, they are a favorite of residents in the Umbrian hill town of Montefalco.


  • 2 ½ cups flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp.


  • Heat oven to 350°F. Whisk flour, baking powder, and salt in a bowl. In another bowl and using an electric hand mixer, cream granulated sugar and butter until fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add dry ingredients and mix