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Anise Cookies


3 cup flour

1/4 tsp salt

1 1/2 tsp crushed anise seeds

1 tsp baking powder

1 1/4 cup butter flavored crisco

1 egg

1/2 cup sugar

3 tbsp frozen orange juice-thawed

1 tsp vanilla


additional crushed anise seeds


Mix the flour,salt,baking powder,and anise seeds together.

Beat the crisco til light and fluffy.

Add the egg,sugar,orange juice and vanilla.

Stir in the dry ingredients(the dough will be stiff).

Divide dough in half,keeping the second half covered.

Roll to 1/4 inch thickness on a lightly floured surface.

Cut into desired shapes.

Sprinkle with cinnamon/sugar and/or additional seeds.

Bake at 350 for 9 min or til the bottom of the cookies are light brown.