Native American Feast Day Cookies

Total Time
Prep 13 mins
Cook 30 mins

yummy cookies that will satisfy anyone at the rez or in your home:) its very good and delicious to try anytime :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat your oven to 350º F.
  2. In a mixing bowl, cream 2/3 cup of sugar and lard.
  3. Add egg and blend thoroughly.
  4. Stir in the flour, baking powder, vanilla, and anise seed, blending thoroughly.
  5. Gradually add milk until a stiff dough is formed.
  6. Mix in the pinon nuts.
  7. Roll the dough out on a lightly floured board to 1/2 inch thickness.
  8. Cut into 2 inch cookies with a cookie cutter.
  9. Sprinkle the tops with mixture of the remaining sugar and cinnamon.
  10. Bake the cookies on a well greased baking sheet for about 15 minutes or until golden.
  11. Cool on a rack.
  12. Makes 2 dozen two inch cookies.
Most Helpful

very tasty cookie very easy to make i made these for the girl scouts cookies across cultures. I never liked anise because i hate black licorice i like red though and the anise smelled strong but didnt over power in the cookie tasted perfect!! these cookies are great, thankyou chef otaktay.

makane1971 October 19, 2006