Wednesday, November 21, 2007


1 cup butter
2 1/4 cup all purpose flour
1 tsp anise seed, crushed
1 egg
1 cup sugar
1 tbsp brandy or milk
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp vanilla
1/4 tsp salt

2 tbsp sugar
1 tsp ground cinnamon

Combine butter, flour, anise seed, egg, sugar, brandy/milk, baking powder, vanilla, salt. Divide dough in half. Cover and chill 3 hours.

Preheat oven to 375F. On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/8 inch thickness. Cut with cookie cutter (traditional - fleur de lis). Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Combine sugar and cinnamon, spring over cookies. Bake at 375F for 6-8 minutes or until edges are firm and bottoms are lightly browned. Cool on wire rack.

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