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Anise Cookies

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Anise Spritz Cookies

Anise Spritz Cookies

Anise Spritz Cookies

Buttery and delicate spritz cookies just melt in your mouth. The flavor of licorice from the anise extract makes them special.—Genise Krause, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

Sour Cream Anise Cookies

Sour Cream Anise Cookies

Sour Cream Anise Cookies

I first made these drop cookies when I had my arm in a cast and was anxious to return to the kitchen. That should tell you just how easy these are to prepare! You'll love the subtle licorice flavor from the anise.—Mina Dyck, Boissevain, Manitoba

Toasted Anise Strips

Toasted Anise Strips

Toasted Anise Strips

Keep some of these unique crunchy cookies on hand to enjoy with a cup of hot coffee or a cold glass of milk.—Elena Smoulder, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Anise & Wine Cookies

Anise & Wine Cookies

Anise & Wine Cookies

My grandmother did not speak English very well, but she knew the language of great food. These cookies are crisp and best eaten after being dunked in wine.—Julia Meyers, Scottsdale, Arizona

Anise Butter Cookies

Anise Butter Cookies

Anise Butter Cookies

Here in New Mexico, these cookies are known as “bizcochitos,” which means “small biscuit.” There are many variations of the recipe, which has been passed down through the generations. The cookies are enjoyed during the Christmas holidays and at wedding receptions and other special celebrations. They’re good by themselves or dunked in milk or coffee. —Mari Lynn Van Ginkle, Sandia Park, New Mexico

Star Anise-Honey Cookies

Star Anise-Honey Cookies

Star Anise-Honey Cookies

When I was growing up, my mother made many desserts and pastries with anise. Today, I continue the tradition with these cookies, which are flavorful and great for decorating in a variety of ways.—Darlene Brenden, Salem, Oregon

Anise Cutouts

Anise Cutouts

Anise Cutouts

This roll-out cookie dough is so easy to work with.—Kate Hutchinson, Warrenton, Virginia

Cinnamon Anise Cookies

Cinnamon Anise Cookies

Cinnamon Anise Cookies

"These Southwestern cookies have a hint of anise and cinnamon-sugar," says Viola Ward of Fruita, Colorado.

Anise Icebox Cookies

Anise Icebox Cookies

Anise Icebox Cookies

There's just the right accent of anise in these crisp old-fashioned cookies from Sharon Nichols of Brookings, South Dakota.

Frosted Anise Sugar Cookies

Frosted Anise Sugar Cookies

Frosted Anise Sugar Cookies

These soft, cake-like cookies have a pleasant anise flavor that's distinct but not overpowering. I add red and green sprinkles for Christmas, but you could decorate them to suit any occasion.—Janice Eanni, Willowick, Ohio

Anise Biscotti

Anise Biscotti

Anise Biscotti

"MY AUNT would make these cookies for dessert. I can remember walking into the house and I'd almost swoon when I smelled them baking—the aroma seemed to fill every room. They were my favorite, and they still are. Back then, I used to pretend Aunt Carmella made them especially for me!"
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