Anise Cutout Cookies

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READY IN: 27mins
Recipe by Connie K

These soft cookies are perfect for the holidays and special occassions, with a distinctive cinnamon-sugar coating. From Taste of Home Cookies.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar until fluffy; add eggs and aniseed.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder and salt; add to the creamed mixture; Add apple juice and mix well.
  3. On a floured surface, knead until well blended, about 4-5 minutes; Roll dough to 1/2-inch thickness; cut into 2-inch shapes.
  4. Place on greased baking sheets; bake at 375F for 12-16 minutes or until lightly browned.
  5. Combine sugar and cinnamon; roll cookies in the mixture while still warm; cool on wire racks.

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