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ANISE COOKIES Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Grandma Angie Cassara
Added: Friday, February 9, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
“Italian Wedding Cookies”


4 Tblspns. Sugar
4 Tblspns. Cooking Oil
4 Eggs
4 tspns. baking powder
1 tspn. Vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Combine margarine, sugar, eggs, and vanilla. Add baking powder. Slowly add flour as much as needed. Dough should be easy to handle but not too dry.

Roll and shape into logs. Cut every 1 ˝ to 2 inches. Place on cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees F.

Icing:

Mix confectioner’s sugar with anise or almond extract (just a few small droplets) and add a little milk or water until smooth, but not too thin consistency.

After cookies cool completely, dip cookies into icing so that tops are covered. Sprinkle with colored sugar balls. Let dry.

Keep in tins for freshness.


Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Several dozen
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Mom made these often and my friends loved them. Try adding different flavors for the icing.

 

 

 

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