Italian Soft Dead Man's Bones

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READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by katie in the UP

I'm not sure how the name came about...but they do like bones after they are cooked! These are a plan-ahead cookie, they need to sit overnight, prep time does not include this step.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Make hole in flour in a large bowl.
  2. Add baking powder and cinnamon to flour.
  3. Add powdered sugar.
  4. Beat eggs; put in flour.
  5. Add a little water at a time, not too much water or the dough will be sticky.
  6. Roll in large balls, then roll into long 'bones'.
  7. Cut bones into 1 inch pieces in length.
  8. Put onto cookie sheets (covered with parchment paper) overnight.
  9. In morning, separate about 2 inches apart on cookie sheets.
  10. Bake at 300 degrees for 10 minutes.

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