Anise Cookies IV


"Cool anise flavored drop cookies will heighten the holiday season."


30 m servings 101 cals
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Original recipe yields 48 servings



  • Calories:
  • 101 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 5 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.2g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1.9 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 23 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 39 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the shortening, sugar and eggs until smooth. Stir in the anise extract. Combine the flour and baking powder; stir into the wet ingredients. Scoop out spoonfuls and roll into balls. Place balls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, until light brown. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely. Frost when cool if desired.
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  1. 14 Ratings


WOW!!!!! WOW!!!!WOW!!! This recipe is Awsome.. The only thing that I did different was to Add 1 oz. of the Anise Extract. We like our cookies a little stronger flavor... My husband was eatin...

I had been baking an anise cookie recipe for years when this year (2 batches) there was a terrible after taste. I found Louise's recipe quick, easy and delicious! This will be replacing my old...

Just like grandma used to make. Delicious and easy.

We made these tonight & liked how quick & easy they were. We are going to try them with different flavorings such as almond, rum, etc. Also love the texture, as well.

These came out good, though the 8-10 minute baking time was not long enough. (Maybe I made the cookies too big?) Also, the # of eggs seemed to make them heavier than other, similar cookies. I w...

These are so good and moiste. I have received a lot of praise for these!

I wanted a soft anise cookie and this recipe filled the bill! My family loves them and I will add this recipe to my "must bake" list ever Christmas! I frost them with an anise frosting.

these are the closest thing to a Stella Doro both in taste and texture that you can find! This is just such an excellent cookie to add to a holiday cookie bake. I love the fact that they are j...

I thought the anise flavoring wasn't strong enough, and the cookie wasn't sweet enough for me. I would definitely add more anise favoring or seeds. I did one pan full by rolling in raw sugar a...