Anise Cookies Recipe

This is the recipe for delicious Anise Cookies! In my family, these cookies normally do the rounds during the holidays or during a wedding. I packed up some of these as part of some gift hampers and people were delighted!! I highly recommend you try these out!
Anise Drop Cookies
submitted by sumit at


Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageCuisine
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Butter/Margarine1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Whole anise seed2 Teaspoon
 Lemon rind2 Teaspoon
 Sifted flour4 Cup (64 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4389 Calories from Fat 1748

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 199 g306.1%

Saturated Fat 119.5 g597.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 906.8 mg302.3%

Sodium 176.9 mg7.4%

Total Carbohydrates 589 g196.3%

Dietary Fiber 16 g64.1%

Sugars 202.5 g

Protein 68 g136.1%

Vitamin A 122.9% Vitamin C 25%

Calcium 26.2% Iron 160.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) In a bowl, combine the butter and sugar and cream till light and fluffy.
2) Add in the anise and lemon rind.
3) One at a time, add in the egg. Beat well after each addition.
4) Stir in the flour and blend well.
5) On a lightly-floured board, place the dough and roll out to 1/8 inch thick.
6) Using a cookie cutter, cut into desired shapes.
7) Place in the oven at 375°F and bake for 10 minutes, till the edges are lightly browned.

8) Serve with black coffee and enjoy!