|Sugar||250 Gram (1 1/4 Cup)|
|All purpose flour||250 Gram, sifted (1 2/3 Cup)|
|Ground aniseed||2 Teaspoon|
|Lemon peel||1 Teaspoon, grated|
Sprinkle baking sheets with flour.
In a large bowl, beat sugar and eggs until creamy; stir in flour.
Add aniseed and lemon peel.
Shape dough into 1/2-inch thick ropes.
Cut ropes into 3-inch (7.5-cm) lengths; curve each piece into a half-moon shape.
Slash outer edges of half-moons in 3 places with a sharp knife.
Place on prepared baking sheets.
Cover and let stand overnight at room temperature.
Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
Bake cookies 12 to 15 minutes or until just golden.
Remove from baking sheets while warm; cool on a rack.