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Soft Anise Biscotti



  • 1/2 pound butter, melted
  • 1/4 pound margarine, melted
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 8 eggs, beaten well
  • 4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 3/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons anise extract


  1. In large bowl combine butter and margarine. Add sugar, eggs, one at a time, flour, baking powder, peel and extract. Mix well. Pour into 2 (13 x 9 x 5/8-inch) pans. Batter is very thick. Spread evenly in pan.
  2. Bake at 350 degrees F for 20 to 25 minutes until golden in color. Cool.
  3. While in pan, cut down center, then slice in 1-inch slices across. Spread to dry out a little before storing.

If you wish hard biscuits, bake at 250 degrees F until dry.

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