International Recipes - Anise Scandinavian Stamp Cookies
Anise Scandinavian Stamp Cookies


Ingredients
                                            
2 sticks unsalted butter, room temp
1/2 cup sugar
3/4 teaspoon anise extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon anise seed
2 cups all-purpose flour

Method

Cream butter till light, about 2 minutes. Add sugar, beat for another 2 minutes. Stir in anise extract, salt & seeds. Mix in flour until all ingredients are combined. Gather dough into a ball and cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 325ï¿1⁄2. Lightly grease or spray cookie sheets. Make 1 inch balls; set 2 inches apart on cookie sheet. Oil cookie stamp and press lightly into dough to make design. Bake cookies in center of oven for 10-12 minutes until firm. Let stand on cookie sheet for 2-3 minutes, then remove to wire racks to cool

Note: You can probably make the balls 1/2 inch and bake them, then roll in powdered sugar
Store: in airtight container


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Recipe submitted by Donna T on 12/11/97