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Easy Italian Cookies

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Category: Italian, Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • -----------------------------------DOUGH-----------------------------------
  • 1/2 lb Butter, softened
  • 2 lg Eggs, beaten
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 4 c Flour
  • 2 tb Baking powder
  • 2 tb Vanilla

 Directions

ICING
1/2 ct Confectioners sugar
2 tb Milk
1 tb Anise extract
Confetti sprinkles

DOUGH: Cream butter and sugar, add eggs and flavoring. Mix well. Blend in
flour and baking powder. Work to form a soft pliable dough.

Cut off pieces of dough, the size of a walnut, roll to about 1/2"
thickness, then shape into a curved 'S' shape about 2 1/2" long or a
straight 2 1/2" pencil shape. Bake in preheated oven 375 degrees until
lightly brown about 15-20 minutes. Cookies may be iced or left plain.

ICING: Blend sugar and anise extract, adding milk slowly to form a soft,
smooth icing. Ice cookies while warm, sprinkle confetti on top if desired.

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