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 ifood.tv

Summary

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

Ingredients

 Butter/Margarine1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Whole anise seed2 Teaspoon
 Lemon rind2 Teaspoon
 Eggs2
 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

Directions

MAKING
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.

SERVING
8) Serve with black coffee and enjoy!
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