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Anise Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Brian & Carol Cacciapouti
Added: Saturday, April 11, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups sugar
7 large eggs
1 stick butter, melted
½ cup vegetable shortening
1 cup vegetable oil
1 cup milk
9 ½ cups sifted flour
10 tsp baking powder
2 Tbl anisette oil or flavoring
1 Tbl honey

Frosting
1 lb confectioner’s sugar
¼ cup milk
½ stick butter, melted
1 tsp vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sift all dry ingredients and cut in the shortening with a knife or fork, put aside. Beat the eggs, add vegetable oil, milk, melted butter, honey and anisette oil. Add to the dry ingredients. If the dough is not firm enough add flour. If the dough is too firm, add a little milk. Take by rounded tablespoons and make a ball. Put on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for approximately 10 to 15 minutes or until bottoms of cookies are medium brown.

Frosting
Mix all the ingredients together. If it is too thick, add a little milk. If it is too thin add a little more sugar. Dip cookie tops upside down in frosting and then sprinkle with multi colored sprinkles. Let dry on rack.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
24- 36 cookies
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1.5 hours

 

 

 

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