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Aniseed Cookies

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Annacia *

By
@Annacia

98% of the prep time is passive as you leave these out to dry overnight before baking. These are very light and delicious cookies.

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Serves:
40 cookies
Prep:
20 Hr
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

4
large eggs, separated
1 3/4 c
powdered sugar, sifted
pinch
salt
2 c
flour, all purpose
1/4 tsp
baking powder
2 tsp
anise seed (ground,crushed or whole as you prefer))

Step-By-Step

1Grease and flour baking sheets.
2Beat egg yolks, powdered sugar and salt in a large bowl until pale and creamy.
3Beat egg whites until very stiff; fold into egg yolk mixture.
4Siftv flour, baking powder and aniseed onto egg mixture; fold in quickly but thoroughly.
5Fill a pastry bag fitted with a plain nozzle with cookie mixture.
6Pipe in small rounds onto prepared baking sheets.
7Let stand overnight to dry out.
8Preheat oven to 325°F.
9Bake cookies 20 minutes.
10Cool on rack.

About Aniseed Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: German
Other Tag: Heirloom