Anise cookiesRecipe Index: Desserts > Shaped Cookies
1 stick softened butter
1/2 cup sugar
2 large eggs and 1 egg white
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 tsps. anise extract
2 1/2 cups flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
2 cups confectionary sugar
1/4 teaspoon anise extract
2 tablespoons milk ( more may be used if too dry)
In large bowl beat butter, sugar till blended and
creamy. Beat in all eggs, vanilla and anise extract. On low speed, beat in flour and baking powder.Shape dough into 4 balls and wrap each ball in plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Divide each ball into 9 pieces.
with floured hands, roll each ball into a rope and
seal at ends, then sligtly twist rope. repeat
with remaing dough. Bake on ungreased cookie sheets for 12-15 minutes till bottoms brown. When
completely cool ice with confectionary sugar and
different color holiday sprinkles. Let icing dry
and store in tins lined with aluminum foil.
For best results, refrigerate dough overnight.