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The 'nzuddi are traditional cookies, typical of the provinces of Messina and Catania. They are spherical, slightly flattened, golden-colored cookies, made of flour, sugar, almonds, cinnamon, egg whites and ammonia.<ref>Alba Allotta. La cucina siciliana. Newton Compton Editori, 2012. ISBN 8854146129.</ref>

Historically, the cookies were made for the feast of Our Lady of the Letter, Saint Patron of the city of Messina, on June 3.<ref name="Lillo Freni">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref> These cakes were originally prepared in the monastery of the Vincentian Sisters, and the name 'nzuddi derives from the abbreviation of the name "Vincenzo" (Vincent) in Sicilian language.<ref name=autogenerated1>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref><ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref>

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