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Anise Form Cookies

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Ingredients
  Eggs 2
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated lemon peel 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Anise oil 8 Drop
  Sifted all purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Crushed ammonium carbonate 1⁄4 Teaspoon (Available At Your Pharmacy)
Directions

Beat eggs, sugar, lemon peel, and anise oil until very thick.2.
Blend flour and ammonium carbonate; add in fourths to egg-sugar mixture, mixing until blended after each addition.
Cover with a clean towel and let stand at room temperature 1 hour.
Shape dough into a ball and, on a floured surface, knead lightly with fingertips; roll 1/4 inch thick.
Press lightly floured springerle rolling pin of mold firmly into dough to make clear designs.
Brush dough surface gently with soft brush to remove excess flour; cut the frames apart; cover and let stand 24 hours.
Lightly grease cookie sheets; sprinkle entire surface with anise seed.
Lightly brush back of each frame with water and set on anise seed.
Bake at 325°F 8 minutes.
When thoroughly cool, store in a tightly covered container 1 to 2 weeks before serving.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian

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