Glazed Anise Cookies

Pat Duran

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@kitchenChatter

These are great with or without the glaze. You can dip half of the cookie in white chocolate flavored with 1/4 teaspoon of anise extract.


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Serves:

4 1/2 dozen

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

COOKIE:

3/4 c
butter,softened
1 c
granulated sugar
1 large
egg
1/2 tsp
anise extract
1/8 tsp
salt
2 c
all purpose flour

GLAZE:

2 Tbsp
water
1 1/2 c
powdered sugar
1/4 tsp
anise extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Beat together the butter and sugar in a large mixer bowl o medium speed until light and fluffy. Add the egg, 1/2 teaspoon of the extract and salt; mix well.
Gradually beat in flour on low speed until well mixed. Divide dough in half. Form each 1/2 into a log about 9-inches long and 1 1/2 inches in diameter. Wrap in wax paper and refrigerate for one hour.
2
Heat oven to 350^. Cut dough in 1/4 inch slices. Place 1 inch apart on and ungreased baking sheet. Bake 12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on baking sheets 1 minute. Transfer to wire rack to cool completely.
3
Glaze:
combine ingredients and mix until smooth. Drizzle over cooled cookies. Let stand until glaze is set.
Or you can dip cookies in melted white chocolate flavored with the anise.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American