The micro-regionality of Italian life is mind blowing. When cooled, cut them with scissors into very thin strips to resemble “angel’s hair”-capelli d’angelo. In a large pot without a … https://www.italianrecipebook.com/cuccidati-italian-fig-cookies Tender sweet dough, that’s wrapped around a very flavorful spiced fig filling. Transfer the rolls to 3 cookie pans lined with parchment paper. I think […] Whether you call them Cucidati, Sicilian X Cookies, or just plain Italian Fig Cookies, the end result is the same. THE FILLING To ready the orange peels for the filling, rinse with cold water, dry and bake at 375 degrees for 15 minutes. Cuccidati- Sicilian Fig Cookies are traditionally served during the holidays, especially Christmas.The sweet dough is similar to that of a butter cookie and the filling is a mixture of dried figs, raisins, almonds, chocolate, jam, honey, and spices. Instructions. Using a sharp knife, cut 4 - 5 diagonal incisions on the surface of the rolls. 1. Take for example, regional dialects which until recently varied drastically every few kilometers and often divided villages. Cuccidati - Sicilian Fig Cookies - minus the icing and rainbow sprinkles. This is a favorite in many Italian households, and hands down this is my hubby and his brothers favorite cookie! You can also cut straight incisions on the surface of the rolls, and curve the cookies in a "U" shape. The perfect cookie to give as a gift! Brush the surface with the remaining egg wash. Optionally sprinkle with multicolored nonpareil.