Use lage Italian toasted anise cookies cut in half
package instant vanilla and chocolate pudding
9 ounce package cool whip
Rum Sauce: Put water and sugar in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and add rum. Cake: Using spring pan - make a layer of cookies - fill in holes with broken piecess of cookies. Pour sauce - layer 1 package pudding and repeat again with cookies. Rum sauce and pudding. Last row repeat cookies and rum sauce only. Cover and refrigerate for 2 days. Remove from pan and frost with cool whip. May sprinkle nuts or coconut on top.