Easter Knot Cookies

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Lisa Cancilla

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@lbrbt3

We make these delicious cookies every Easter. You can keep the icing white if you want, but we use food coloring to make the cookies all different pastel colors.

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Wow, we sure hope the Easter Bunny leaves some of these in our Easter basket! These cookies are not only cute, they're delicious too. The anise in these lends an Italian feel to the cookies. If you don't like anise, it can easily be replaced with almond extract. Buttery and rich, these Italian cookies are not overly sweet. The frosting adds just the right amount of sweetness. Tint the frosting a pastel color to give these more of an Easter feeling or even top with sprinkles. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 8 votes

Comments:
Serves:
20
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb
    butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 6
    eggs
  • 2 Tbsp
    milk
  • 1 tsp
    anise extract
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 8 c
    sifted all-purpose flour
  • 6 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • BUTTER ICING RECIPE

  • 3/4 box
    confectioners' sugar (2 1/2 cups)
  • 1 stick
    butter
  • 1 tsp
    anise extract
  • 6-7 Tbsp
    milk, for thinning icing
  • ·
    food coloring

How to Make Easter Knot Cookies

About Easter Knot Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Collection: Easter
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #cookie #easter



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