Glazed Anise Cookies

Pat Duran


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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4 1/2 dozen
15 Min
10 Min


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  • 3/4 c
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 large
  • 1/2 tsp
    anise extract
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • GLAZE:

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

How to Make Glazed Anise Cookies


  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.

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About Glazed Anise Cookies

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

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