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Frosted Anise Sugar Cookies Recipe
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Frosted Anise Sugar Cookies Recipe

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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
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min./ batch + cooling
MAKES:84 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min./ batch + cooling
MAKES: 84 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 teaspoon anise extract
  • 3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • GLAZE:
  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 4 teaspoons butter, softened
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup whole milk
  • Colored sprinkles, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 82 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 42 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and extracts. In another bowl, whisk flour and baking powder; gradually beat into creamed mixture.
  2. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake 8-10 minutes or until light brown. Remove from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  3. For glaze, in a large bowl, mix confectioners' sugar, butter, vanilla and enough milk to achieve spreading consistency. Dip tops of cookies into glaze. If desired, decorate with sprinkles. Let stand until set. Yield: 7 dozen.
Originally published as Frosted Anise Sugar Cookies in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2010, p64

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 82 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 42 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fat.

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Reviewed Jun. 23, 2014

Delicious, but best of all so simple.

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Reviewed Jan. 2, 2014

What a delicious cookie. It's now going to be on my must-have Christmas cookie list.

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