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Coffee-Anise Biscochitos

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Coffee-Anise Biscochitos is a sinflly delcious coookie. I have a sweet tooth and this cookie is one of my favorites! Try this Coffee-Anise Biscochitos and you will understand why.
  All purpose flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vegetable shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1 Large
  Aniseed 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Coffee liqueur 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon

Whisk flour, baking powder, and salt in medium bowl.
Using electric mixer, beat shortening and 1 /2 cup sugar in large bowl until fluffy.
Beat in egg, then aniseed.
Beat in flour mixture in 3 additions alternately with liqueur in 2 additions.
Divide dough in half; shape each half into disk, do ahead Can be made 1 day ahead.
Wrap and chill.
Soften slightly before rolling out.
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Roll out each dough piece on floured surface to 1/4 inch thickness.
Using 2 inch star cutter, cut out cookies.
Gather dough and reroll; cut out cookies.
Place on ungreased baking sheets.
Mix 4 teaspoons sugar and cinnamon in small bowl; sprinkle over cookies.
Bake cookies until bottoms brown, about 15 minutes.
Let stand on sheets 5 minutes.
Transfer to racks and cool.

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