Polish Christmas Cookies Recipe
- 1 cup butter
- 1 cup shortening
- 2 cups white sugar
- 5 eggs
- 7 ½ cups all-purpose flour
- 6 teaspoons baking powder
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ ounce anise extract
step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
step 2: Cream the butter, shortening and the sugar together. Stir in the eggs and continue to beat. Add the anise flavoring. Stir in 7 cups of the flour, the baking powder and the salt. Mix until the dough is soft. Add the additional cup of flour if needed. Chill the dough.
step 3: On a lightly floured surface roll out the dough and cut with cookie cutters. Place cookies on greased cookie sheets.
step 4: Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 12 to 15 minutes. Frost and decorate when cookies are cooled.