These crisp sugar cookies are Mary Castañeda Balzer's version of ones her mother made every Christmas in New Mexico. Lightly crush the anise seeds with a mortar and pestle or chop roughly with a knife. Use 2- to 2 1/2-inch cookie cutters.
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37 calories; calories from fat 41%; protein 0.4g; fat 1.7g; saturated fat 0.4g; carbohydrates 4.8g; fiber 0.1g; sodium 12mg; cholesterol 2.3mg.