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One of my favorite cookie recipes!Crisp buttery cookies with plenty of anise and sprinkled with cinnamon sugar.These are really good with steamy cup of Mexican hot chocolate on a cold winter evening.
- Beat the sugar until fluffy,add the sugar and cream together.Add the egg and beat to combine.
- Mix together the flour and baking powder.Add about half of the flour and mix.Crush the anise seeds with a rolling pin or between your fingers to release the oils and add along with the remaining ingridients(except cinnamon sugar).Beat thoroughly.Add the remaining flour mixture and mix well.
- Cover and chill the dough at least 3 hours or overnight.The dough may also be wrapped tightly and frozen for future use.
- Preheat oven to 375 F.Mix together the cinnamon and sugar in a small bowl and set aside.
- On a lightly floured surface,roll out 1/2 of the dough with a floured rolling pin until it is about 1/8 of an inch thick.Cut into desited shapes and place on an ungreased cookie sheet.Sprinkle the cookies with a little cinnamon sugar.
- Bake for 6-8 minutes or until lightly browned.Remove to a rack to cool.
- Repeat with the remaining dough.