Italian Butter Cookie aka Nancy's Italian Cookies


  • 3 cups flour
  • 3 tsp baking soda
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 stick butter, melted
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ½ cup milk
  • Frosting:
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tbl milk


In the bowl of an electric mixture put all ingredients and mix well. Drop by rounded tablespoons onto parchment lined cookie sheet. Bake at 350 for about 9 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on baking rack.
After cookies have cooled. Mix 2 cups powdered sugar with 1 tsp vanilla and 2 tbl milk. Stir to make frosting. If too thin add more sugar, if too thick add tiny amount of milk until easy to spread.

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