Recipe by Nurit Cusack
"This is one of my favorite roll recipes. Everyone gets excited when I tell them I'm making these for Thanksgiving. They are sweet and have just the slightest hint of anise. They're definitely worth the work, and I hope you love these as much as my family does!"
Hmm. None of these ingredients are on sale today.
Show ingredients on sale
Sort stores by
Save money at local stores when ingredients are on sale!
Watch video tips and tricks
2 (.25 ounce) envelopes
active dry yeast
all-purpose flour, or as needed
I also didn't dip the rolls into boiling water and I made them simple round rolls. Turned out great!
I <3 anise
Four stars only because i was afraid to do the dipping in the hot water. They are so tender when they have risen and i was afraid i would deflate them. I baked them anyway and they were wonderful--just perfect sweetness. i could get fat on them!!!:)
I used all whole wheat flour, changed the sugar to 2/3 cup of honey, changed the shortening to oil, and upped the anise seeds to 4 tsp. All of this is due to family preference. What a delightful recipe! I love the small knot shapes, the flavor and the texture! I'll be making these again!
I skipped the boiled water dipping and brushed with a yolk wash then pushed brown sugar ontop and the result was amazing. They all disappeared immeadiately and everyone came back for seconds!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Anise Seed Rolls
Serving Size: 1/36 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 36
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 42
Easy weeknight dinners, ready in a flash.
Enjoy the bright days of summer with easy recipes.
Delicious recipes, party ideas, and helpful cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for just $7.99!
Learn how to make impressive, homemade poppy seed dinner rolls from scratch.
See how to make pull-apart rolls flavored with thyme, oregano, and dill.
Super-easy rolls just like the ones the cafeteria ladies gave out!