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Bocconotto from Castel Frentano
Bocconotto from Castel Frentano
Type Pastry
Place of origin Italy
Region or state Apulia, Abruzzo, and Calabria

A bocconotto (or boconotto) is a pastry typical of the Italian regions of Apulia, 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 "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-16. Retrieved 2011-02-25. 
  2. ^ Abruzzo Food and Wine