"Anise, orange, and cinnamon flavor these delicious cut-out cookies." — Crisco Baking Sticks®
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1 1/4 cups
Crisco® Butter Shortening or Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening Sticks*
light corn syrup
grated orange peel
Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
Flour to roll out cookies
Move over "Best Rolled Sugar Cookies" (from this website), because these are my new favorite! I didn't put the cinnamon sugar topping on because I want to ice them, but the anise and orange are sufficient to give these cookies great flavor without the cinnamon. If you roll the cookies to 1/8" thick, they puff up less for icing; but puffier cookies could easily be covered with fondant. I'll post photos when they're finished. Just wanted to give the recipe my review right away so that others won't be afraid to try the recipe! And, just for the record, I used margarine instead of Crisco and it worked fine. I did have to adjust for high altitude (7220 ft) by adding extra flour until the dough removed easily from the beater. With the anise and orange (I used dried grated peel and only 1-1/2 tsp), adding extra flour wasn't an issue as far as flavor. The dough rolls out really great - hardly even sticks to my plastic mat. Very easy to work with. Highly recommend that others try the recipe.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Serving Size: 1/60 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 60
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 31
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