Anise Italian Cookies

Carol Junkins

By
@CarolAJ

This cookie recipe was given to me by my Italian sister-in-law maybe 20 years ago. Her mom made 100 cookies as she had 14 children , of course we have downsized it to 20 cookies now. They are hundred times better than the ones you buy in the supermarkets ! The best when dipped in your morning coffee !
I know you will love them.
(This is my own photo)


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Serves:

Makes 20 lrg. cookies

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
flour
3 medium
eggs
1/2 c
sugar
1/2 c
crisco
1/2 c
butter
1 Tbsp
baking powder
1 bottle
anise extract (2 fluid oz)
1 tsp
vanilla (if desired)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream sugar, eggs, butter and Crisco together. Then add anise extract, gradually add the flour and Baking powder (I end up using more than 2 cups, til I get a cookie dough consistency and no longer sticky)then roll into balls (around 1 inch in size)
Press down a little on top.
2
Place balls on lightly greased cookie sheet.
Bake 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes.
3
I also glaze with confectioner sugar & milk,when completely cooled, then sprinkle with nonpareils.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Italian
Hashtags: #recipe, #Old, #cook's, #Anise