Anise Cookies III

Anise Cookies III

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"These anise cookies are versatile and delicious. Oil can be used in place of margarine for a lower fat version. Any type of nuts can also be used in place of the walnuts. These elegant twice baked cookies are perfect for company."
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1 h servings 121 cals
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Original recipe yields 72 servings



  • Calories:
  • 121 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 6.5 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 14g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 1.8 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 116 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, beat the margarine and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, mixing until smooth. Combine the flour, salt and baking powder, stir into the creamed mixture. Fold in the chopped walnuts and anise seed. Shape the dough into 4 or 5 rolls that are the same length as the cookie sheets. Place the rolls onto ungreased cookie sheets and flatten slightly.
  3. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes in the preheated oven, until just starting to brown. Remove from the oven and cool on wire racks. When the rolls are cool enough to handle, transfer them to a cutting board. Using a serrated knife, cut the rolls crosswise into 1 inch slices. Place the slices cut-side down on the cookie sheets and return to the oven for an additional 5 to 10 minutes more, until golden and crispy.


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I just made these for the first time today! I cut the recipe in half, as I didn't need such a large batch. I found it difficult to get the dough rolled into logs as it is very wet and sticky, so...

I'm reviewing this but not photo-ing. My moonkid decided to take on a faceless recipe as I was doing my own. I saw her having difficulties with the recipe when she tried to follow the directions...

They turned out lovely, when the directions stating to roll the batter, the batter is thick and gooey and spreads. There was no way you could roll the batter, I used a piping bag to pipe it onto...

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