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

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
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