MANGIA

SCADALINE

(Dead Man's Bones)


INGREDIENTS:
  • 2 lb. cake flour (1 box)
  • 2 lb. powdered sugar
  • 6 tsp baking powder
  • 7 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla or rind of small orange.

DIRECTIONS:

In large bowl beat eggs and sugar and vanilla or rind.  In another
bowl, combine  flour and baking powder.  Sift 3 times.  Combine
the above -- work quickly.

Roll out to loaf lenghth and about  3/4" wide - cut into about 
1-l/2" lengths.  Place on slightly greased cookie sheet.  
Space -- they spread when baked.  Cover -- let rest 24 hours.
Bake 350 degrees 15 minutes.  Approximately 93 cookies.
 
As the cookies bake, the top of cookies puff up almost like a 
meringue and believe it or not they DO LOOK LIKE
 DEAD MAN'S BONES!

They freeze well.
 
 ENJOY!  
     

Comments:

This is a very old world recipie and not a cookie you would normally see anywhere.
Submitted by: Roger and Pauline MacLennan. The recipe comes from their very good friend, Jean Lusco, who they say is the world's "best Italian cookie baker"!

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