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Title: Bocconotto  
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Subject: List of Italian desserts and pastries, Cuisine of Italy, Salumi, Espresso, Cappuccino
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Type Pastry
Place of origin Italy
Region or state Puglia, Abruzzo, and Calabria

A bocconotto (or boconotto) is a pastry typical of the Italian regions of Puglia, Abruzzo, and Calabria. It is often eaten at Christmas.[1]

Its filling varies according to the region in which it is produced. In Abruzzo, this filling may contain cocoa powder, cinnamon, and toasted almonds.[2]


  1. ^ Specialità d'Abruzzo product description
  2. ^ Abruzzo Food and Wine
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