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4 dozen (serving size: 1 cookie)


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5 tablespoons stick margarine, softened
3/4 cup plus 2 teaspoons sugar, divided
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 3/4 cups sifted cake flour
2 teaspoons aniseed
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon


Cream margarine; gradually add 3/4 cup sugar, beating at medium speed of a mixer until light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla; beat well. Combine cake flour, aniseed, baking powder, and salt; add to creamed mixture, stirring until well-blended. Divide dough in half; shape each portion into a ball, and wrap each in plastic wrap. Freeze 40 minutes.

Preheat oven to 350°. Remove one portion of dough from freezer; remove plastic wrap. Roll dough to a 1/8-inch thickness on a lightly floured surface; cut with a 2-inch round cutter. Place on baking sheets. Combine 2 teaspoons sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over cookies. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes. Remove from baking sheets immediately; cool on wire racks. Repeat procedure with remaining portion of dough. Store in an airtight container.

Created date

April 2002

Nutritional Information

Calories 40
Caloriesfromfat 29 %
Fat 1.3 g
Protein 0.5 g
Carbohydrate 6.5 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 28 mg