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Bocconotti pugliesi

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Bocconotti pugliesi The name of these sweets comes from the fact that they can be eaten in a 'boccone' because of their small size. The filling is usually jam, custard, chocolate or a mixture of almonds and cherries.


  • 500 g of flour type 00
  • 180 g butter
  • 250 g sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 egg yolk
  • Grated rind of 1 lemon
  • 1 pack of yeast
  • Jam or custard
  • Icing sugar
  • Paper cups



Mod. healthy
Rel. easy
per person



  1. Mix sugar with eggs.
  2. Add melted butter, flour, lemon and yeast and stir until you get a soft dough.
  3. Cover the dough and let it rest in the fridge for half an hour.
  4. Roll out the dough and create circles of the two measures: a bigger one to fit properly in the cups, and a smaller ones that will serve to close the bocconotti a the top.
  5. Place the larger one in the cups and fill with a filling of your choice (jam or a mixture of almonds and cherries).
  6. Close them with the smaller ones.
  7. Brush the top with egg yolk.
  8. Bake at 180 degrees for about 20 minutes.
  9. Sprinkle the powdered sugar and serve.
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