Anise Cookies I


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

25 dozen


  • 6 ¾ cups white sugar

  • 4 cups shortening

  • 8 eggs

  • 2 cups milk

  • 2 teaspoons baking soda

  • 2 ounces anise oil

  • 21 cups all-purpose flour


  1. 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.

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

  3. 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.

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


Frost with Easy Creamy Icing.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

156 Calories
6g Fat
23g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 150
Calories 156
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 22mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 2g
Calcium 8mg 1%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 27mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.