Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Anisette Cookies

A delicious cookie that is easy to make. It is a staple on Italian cookie trays!

1cup butter, softened
3/4 cups sugar
1 teaspoon anise extract
1 teaspoon lemon extract
3 cups flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 egg

Glaze Ingredients
1 cup powdered sugar milk
colored sprinkles

Pre-heat oven to 350F. Beat together butter and sugar until creamy.  Add anise & lemon extracts, beat some more until fully incorporated.  Add the flour, baking powder, and salt.  Mix until almost powdery.  add the egg and mix on low until a nice dough forms on the paddle.  Form into 1" balls and place on un-greased cookie sheet about 1" apart.  Bake for 15 minutes. Let cool for about 15 minutes then glaze.

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