Italian Viscots
60 mins (prep 30, cooking 30)
9 ingredients
5 servings
These cookies came to the U.S. with immigrants from the Puglia Region of Italy where my husband's grandmother grew up. Also known as "Taralli Baresi" the cookies are a cross between an anise/fennel-flavored a pretzel, and a bagel. They are to be enjoyed with a glass of wine, coffee or by itself!

Categories:  <-60-mins , rolls~biscuits , pasta,-rice-and-grains , italian , christmas , snack , time-to-make , holiday , european , easter , grains , heirloom~historical , breads , healthy ,
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Serving Size (98.42 g)
Servings 5
Amount per Serving
Calories 363.42 Calories from Fat 87.12
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9.68g 74.49%
Saturated Fat 1.86g 46.43%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 553.07mg 115.22%
Total Carbohydrate 63.07g 105.11%
Dietary Fiber 10.17 g 203.31%
Sugars 1.33 g %
Protein 11.64g 116.44%
Vitamin A 328.98IU% Vitamin C 0.64mg%
Calcium 66.9mg% Iron 3.58mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
dry yeast, warm water, anise extract