Italian Anisette Cookies Recipe
- 4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup white sugar
- ½ cup milk
- 2 eggs
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- ¾ cup vegetable oil
- 1 tablespoon anise extract
- 1 teaspoon anise extract
- 1 cup confectioners' sugar
- 2 tablespoons hot water
step 1: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
step 2: In 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 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 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.