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  • Serves: 90 Drops

Self-Frosting Anise Drops

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Category: Cookies, Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 3 Eggs (room temperature)
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 2 tb Sugar
  • 1 3/4 c Flour
  • 1/2 ts Baking powder
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 3 ts Anise seed (or 1 t anise
  • -extract or 1/4 t anise oil


Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease and generously flour the cookie
Beat eggs with electric mixer until fluffy. Add sugar gradually,
beating constantly; continue to beat for 20 minutes more. Reduce speed of
mixer and add flour that has been sifted with baking powder and salt; beat
3 minutes. Add anise.
Drop by teaspoonsful on prepared cookie sheets, swirling dough to form
round cookies. Let stand uncovered at room temperature for at least 8
Bake 10 minutes or until cookies are a creamy golden color on the bottom
(do not allow bottoms to brown). Cookies form a cake-like layer on the
bottom with a crisp "frosting" on the top.
Store in a tightly covered container.

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