Aniseed Cookies

Annacia *

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@Annacia

98% of the prep time is passive as you leave these out to dry overnight before baking. These are very light and delicious cookies.


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Serves:

40 cookies

Prep:

20 Hr

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

4
large eggs, separated
1 3/4 c
powdered sugar, sifted
pinch
salt
2 c
flour, all purpose
1/4 tsp
baking powder
2 tsp
anise seed (ground,crushed or whole as you prefer))

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Grease and flour baking sheets.
2
Beat egg yolks, powdered sugar and salt in a large bowl until pale and creamy.
3
Beat egg whites until very stiff; fold into egg yolk mixture.
4
Siftv flour, baking powder and aniseed onto egg mixture; fold in quickly but thoroughly.
5
Fill a pastry bag fitted with a plain nozzle with cookie mixture.
6
Pipe in small rounds onto prepared baking sheets.
7
Let stand overnight to dry out.
8
Preheat oven to 325°F.
9
Bake cookies 20 minutes.
10
Cool on rack.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: German
Other Tag: Heirloom