German Springerle Cookies

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  • Beat eggs until very light.
  • Gradually add sugar and beat 15 minutes at high speed until mixture resembles a soft meringue, this is very important; don't skimp on time.
  • Add anise oil and blend gently.
  • SIft together flour and baking soda and add to egg mixture at low speed Cover bowl tightly for 15 minutes.
  • Divide dough into thirds and roll each piece into an 8 inch square a little more than 1/4 inch thick.
  • While working with one keep others covered.
  • Let stand 1 minute.
  • Dust springerle mold with flour and press into dough.
  • Cut cookies apart.
  • Place on lightly floured surface and let stand overnight.
  • Grease baking sheet and sprinkle with anise seeds.
  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  • Brush excess flour from cookies, moisten lightly with water and place on baking sheets.
  • Bake about 20 minutes and store tightly covered.

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