Italian Anise Chocolate walnut cookies

Nor M.

By
@Adashofloverecipes

This was passed down by my Italian mother In law. I absolutely love these cookies. It is truly a very delicious cookie. I love making these during the winter months. I have had many compliments on this recipe. I am sharing a favorite for you all to enjoy. :-)


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Rating:
★★★★☆ 4 votes
Comments:
Serves:
24-34
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 Tbsp
baking powder
1 1/3 c
flour
12 oz
chocolate melted. semi sweet or dark
1/2 c
sambuca or anise flavored liquor
1 c
chopped walnuts
3 Tbsp
granulated sugar
2
eggs
4 Tbsp
butter
1/4 tsp
salt

DIPPING

2 c
confection sugar

Step-By-Step

1melt the butter and the chocolate in a double boiler stir until smooth

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2whisk the eggs Sambuca and the 2 1/2 tablespoons of sugar together.
Add walnuts to the egg mixture and mix. set bowl aside

3In another bowl sift the baking powder,salt,and flour together

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4whisk the melted chocolate in to the egg mixture. Stir flour in to the mixture and blend well.Refrigerate dough until it stiffens up enough to make cookie balls with

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5make balls out of dough about an inch wide. Roll in confection sugar,and place on greased cookie sheet and bake at 350 until centers crack (about 10 minutes)Remove and cool.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom