ITALIAN ANISE COOKIES
- 1/2 CUP BUTTER, SOFTENED
- 1/2 CUP SUGAR
- 3 LARGE EGGS
- 2 TSPS ANISE EXTRACT (OR ALMOND)
- 2 1/2 CUPS FLOUR (MAY NEED UP TO 3 CUPS)
- 1 TBSP BAKING POWDER
- 2-3 TBSP MILK
- 2 CUPS XXX SUGAR
- 3 TBSP MILK
- 1/8 TSP ANISE EXTRACT
- FOOD COLORING
- CANDY SPRINKLES
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line cookie sheets with parchment paper
Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy about 5 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing after each addition. Add anise extract
Blend flour and baking powder. Start by adding about 1/3 of this mix to the butter/sugar in the mixer, then add 1 tbsp milk. Add another third of the flour and 1 tbsp milk. Finally, mix in enough of the remaining flour until the dough is like a brownie batter.
Use a t tbsp cookie scooper to make simple round drop cookies-use wet fingers to pat any rough edges.
Bake cookies 10-12 minutes.
Mix xxx sugar, milk and extract to make a sugar glaze. Add food coloring and dip cookie into mixture. Then dip into bowl of candy sprinkles
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