Nana's Anise Cutout Cookies
How to Make Nana's Anise Cutout Cookies
- Thoroughly cream butter,sugar vanilla and anise.
Add eggs; beat til light and fluffy
- Stir in milk
- Gradually add dry ingredients(I use my kitchen aid stand mixer) til blended.
Divide dough in half and chill several hours
- When ready to bake; On lightly floured surface, roll to 1/4 in thickness. Cut into your favorite shapes. Bake on greased cookie sheet spaced 1 in. apart for 9-11 minutes.(depending on how thick or thin you roll them) @ 375 degrees. Cool slightly, remove from pan to rack to decorate. Frost as you
wish..............Yields 3-4 dozen depending on thickness and size of cutter
- Frost with your favorite Buttercream frosting
Hint: I add anise to my frosting to compliment the flavor in the cookie...Nana always did. Enjoy!