Low-Fat Anise Cookies

READY IN: 32mins
Recipe by spicygrits

A low fat version of anise cookies based on HeatherFeather's posting of the Yankee magazine version of Ya Mamma's Frosted Anise Cookies

Top Review by laylay

I am going to give this recipe 2 stars. I would ordinarily not leave 'complaints' or questions.............but this seems to be the only way i can reach you in which to ask my question. the recipe called for 7 teaspoons of baking powder? that seemed an excessive amount. i actually followed the recipe completely and the cookies were beautiful. And they do not taste *bad* but i can taste the baking powder pretty strongly. I was curious if 7 truly was the amount necessary to prepare this recipe?

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Cream Promise spread and sugar until smooth.
  3. Add eggs and milk and beat well.
  4. Slowly add in flour mixture (flour, baking powder, & salt) and mix well.
  5. Drop dough by spoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet about 2 inches apart.
  6. Flatten slightly and bake about 12 minutes before they start to brown.
  7. Remove from oven and place on cooling racks.
  8. When completely cool you may frost them.
  9. Frosting: Mix Promise spread, sugar, milk, and anise extract until smooth.
  10. Use to frost cooled cookies.
  11. Decorate as desired.

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