Rating: 4.5 stars
32 Ratings
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My mother in law has a polish name for these but my husband and brothers always just called them "Polish Christmas Cookies". They are very easy to make and have a nice anise flavor to them.

Recipe Summary

Servings:
72
Yield:
5 to 6 dozen
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Ingredients

72
Original recipe yields 72 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

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  • Cream the butter, shortening and the sugar together. Stir in the eggs and continue to beat. Add the anise flavoring. Stir in 7 cups of the flour, the baking powder and the salt. Mix until the dough is soft. Add the additional cup of flour if needed. Chill the dough.

  • On a lightly floured surface roll out the dough and cut with cookie cutters. Place cookies on greased cookie sheets.

  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 12 to 15 minutes. Frost and decorate when cookies are cooled.

Nutrition Facts

122 calories; protein 1.8g; carbohydrates 15.6g; fat 5.9g; cholesterol 19.7mg; sodium 80.1mg. Full Nutrition
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