How to make it

  • Grease and flour three cookie sheets.
  • In large bowl, with electric mixer at medium speed, beat eggs until very thick and light.
  • Gradually beat in sugar and butter.
  • Continue beating 20 minutes longer.
  • At low speed, beat in flour, baking powder, salt; beat 1 minute. Add anise extract; beat just until blended.
  • Drop by teaspoonfuls, 1/2 inch apart, on prepared cookie sheets. Swirl each, to make into a circle.
  • Let stand at room temperature, uncovered, 8 hours, or overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 325F. Bake cookies about 10 minutes, or until smooth and firm when pressed with fingertip. Cool cookies on wire rack. Then store in airtight container.
  • Makes about 5 dozen.

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    " It was excellent "
    henrie ate it and said...
    Do these cookies not have any butter or shortening?
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