Delicious cut out cookies, best if made with lots of people. Kids love to help decorate these cookies.

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Recipe Summary

Servings:
150
Yield:
25 dozen
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Ingredients

150
Original recipe yields 150 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Cream sugar and shortening, add eggs one at a time. In a separate bowl mix milk, baking soda, and anise oil. Add to cream mixture. Mix well. Gradually add the flour, mixing well.

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).

  • Refrigerate long enough to clean up mess. Leave dough in refrigerator. Take small amounts to roll out, 1/8 inch thick. Cut out in any desired shapes.

  • Bake 10 to 12 minutes until edges begin to brown. Allow to cool, and frost with Easy Creamy Icing.

Tips

Frost with Easy Creamy Icing.

Nutrition Facts

156 calories; protein 2.3g 5% DV; carbohydrates 22.5g 7% DV; fat 6.3g 10% DV; cholesterol 10.2mg 3% DV; sodium 22.2mg 1% DV. Full Nutrition

Reviews (5)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
12/08/2003
Jennifer my family has been baking the recipe for over 70 years (or more). It is our favorite all time cookie!! It would not be the holiday without this cookie! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 2 stars
12/07/2007
I wasn't very happy with these. There wasn't much flavor. Read More
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  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
12/07/2003
Jennifer my family has been baking the recipe for over 70 years (or more). It is our favorite all time cookie!! It would not be the holiday without this cookie! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
12/23/2005
My father hadn't had anise cookies so I surprised him with these cookies. They were a hit with him--thank you. I used the royal icing 1 to frost them but added black liquorice liquor instead of lemon extract. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
01/21/2008
My husband loved these cookies! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/16/2006
Wonderful recipe...however I divided the dough and rolled and cut the dough for baking. They became soft puffs cookies. Delicious! Read More
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Rating: 2 stars
12/06/2007
I wasn't very happy with these. There wasn't much flavor. Read More
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