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Bocconotto from Castel Frentano
Bocconotto from Castel Frentano (CH)
Place of originItaly
Region or stateApulia, 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.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Abruzzo Food and Wine Archived 2011-07-22 at the Wayback Machine