Ya Mamma's Frosted Anise Cookies (Copycat)

Recipe by HeatherFeather
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 36
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Cream butter, shortening,and sugar until smooth; add eggs and beat well.
  • In another bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, and salt with a whisk.
  • Add flour mixture to butter mixture along with anise extract and cream and,using a wooden spoon, mix well.
  • Form dough into small balls and place onto ungreased cookie sheets several inches apart.
  • Flatten slightly (using a sugared glass or the palm of your hand) and bake approximately 12 minutes.
  • Remove to racks to cool then frost.
  • For frosting, melt butter over low heat in a small saucepan.
  • Add sugar, milk, and anise extract and stir until smooth.
  • Dunk tops or sides of cooled cookies into the icing, then dunk into a dish of sprinkles to decorate.
  • Frosting will harden once it dries.
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