Italian Cookies with Coconut Topping

Rose Rauhauser


Quick and easy, soft and sweet with a light anise flavor(black licorise)and iced and dipped in coconut, just like Grandma made. Enjoy.


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8 or more
20 Min
10 Min


  • 1/2
    lb. butter softened
  • 1/2 c
  • 6
    large eggs
  • 2 tsp
    anise extract
  • 4 c
  • 4 tsp
    baking powder

  • 3 3/4 c
    confectioners sugar
  • 6 Tbsp
    milk (more if needed)
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla bean
  • ·
    flaked coconut for garnish

How to Make Italian Cookies with Coconut Topping


  1. In a large bowl cream butter and sugar. beat in eggs and extract. Combine flour and baking powder and gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls unto ungreased baking pan. Bake at 350 for 9 to 12 minutes cool completely.
  2. Icing: Combine all ingrediants mix until smooth. Dip cookies in icing and dip into coconut place onto wax paper let stand until set.

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About Italian Cookies with Coconut Topping

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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