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Anise Spritz Cookies

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch


8 dozen

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
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  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon anise extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Red and green sprinkles


  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and extracts. Combine flour and baking powder; gradually add to the creamed mixture.
  2. Using a cookie press fitted with disk of your choice, press dough 1 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Decorate with sprinkles. Bake at 375° for 7-8 minutes or until set. Remove to wire racks.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 34 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 18mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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