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Self-Frosting Anise Cookies


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon aniseed
  • 3 eggs (at room temperature)
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Sift flour, measure and sift again with baking powder.
  2. Beat eggs and sugar at medium speed for 30 minutes.
  3. Add flour mixture and beat for 3 minutes.
  4. Add aniseed.
  5. Drop by teaspoons on greased and floured cookie sheets.
  6. Dry overnight.
  7. Bake at 325 degrees F for 12 minutes.

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