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

Bocconotto from Castel Frentano (CH)
Place of originItaly
Region or stateApulia, Abruzzo, and Calabria

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 "Our products - Specialità d'Abruzzo". Archived from the original on 2011-07-16. Retrieved 2011-02-25.
  2. Abruzzo Food and Wine Archived 2011-07-22 at the Wayback Machine
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