Glazed Anise Cookies

Years ago, my German neighbor made similar cookies and hung them on her Christmas tree for the neighbor kids to eat. I finally came up with my own recipe and have been very pleased with the results.

Directions In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in aniseed and extract. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; gradually...

  • Yield: 36 servings
  • Cooking time: 10 Min
  • Rating: 4/5
  • Publisher: Tasteofhome.com

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon aniseed
  • 2 teaspoons anise extract
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • GLAZE:
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon anise extract
  • Paste food coloring, optional
  • 2-1/2 to 3 cups confectioners' sugar

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