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Italian Anisette Cookies

agosto 6, 2022

These are italian sugar cookies that have a really unique aspect, you can try these at your home or make them for a really colored party!

Preparation Time: 20 mins 

Cook: 8 mins

Servings: 18


  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • ½ cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon anise extract
  • 1 teaspoon anise extract
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 tablespoons hot water


Step 1.
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

Step 2.
In a large bowl, mix flour, baking powder and white sugar. Make a well in the center and add oil, milk, 1 tablespoon anise extract, and eggs. Mix together until the dough is sticky.

Step 3.
Oil fingers and pinch off dough in 1 inch pieces. Roll into a ball and place on a lightly greased cookie sheet, 1 inch apart, flatten the top slightly. Bake for 8 minutes. Dip cookies in Icing while warm.

Step 4.
To Make Icing: Blend in 1 teaspoon anise extract and enough hot water to 1 cup confectioner’s sugar to form a smooth icing.