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anise cookies

Anise Cookies

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 3 dozen
Author Jenn

Ingredients

  • 2 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 3/4 cup butter room temperature
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons anise extract

Anise Glaze

  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon anise extract
  • 3 tablespoon milk
  • Nonpareils or sprinkles for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Line baking sheets with parchment paper and set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl combine flour and baking powder and set aside.
  4. Using an electric mixer cream butter and sugar.
  5. Stir in eggs, one at a time then anise extract.
  6. Gradually blend in flour mixture until combined.
  7. Drop tablespoon size balls on prepared baking sheets.
  8. Bake for 12-15 minutes until bottoms are golden brown.
  9. Place on wire rack to cool.
  10. Anise Glaze
  11. In a small bowl stir together confectioners sugar, anise extract and milk until creamy. Dip tops of cookies in glaze. Sprinkle with nonpareils before glaze dries.
  12. Store in an airtight container.