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italian anise cookies

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Recipe by
Lisa Genatossio
Middleboro, MA

I make these cooikes during the hoildays and I even dip half in melted chocolate, I give to all the kids teachers as gifts...I love these cookies because it makes big batches and are very easy...I recieve request's every year..

(1 rating)
yield 12 ppl
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For italian anise cookies

  • 5 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1 c
    butter (soften)
  • 3
  • 1 Tbsp
    aniset extract
  • 1 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    water, cold
  • candy sprinkles
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How To Make italian anise cookies

  • 1
    Preheat oven 450 degrees.Grease cookis sheet lightly..
  • 2
    In large bowl stir flour,confection sugar and baking soda together.. Then cut in butter until well blended..Stir in eggs, aniset extract..Mix until it becomes firm..then knead for 5 mins on floured surface..Roll into walnut size balls and place 1 inch apart on cookie sheet..Bake for 8 to 10 mins.. Kool on wire rack placed on parchment paper..
  • 3
    Drizzle Glaze over cookies and sprinkle...let dry 10 mins and put on cookie plate..

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