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Anise Sugar Cookies

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Ingredients
  Vanilla wafers 6
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Sifted all purpose flour 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Aniseeds 2 Teaspoon (Whole)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Dairy sour cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon, melted
Directions

Break the vanilla wafers into blender container.
Adjust lid; blend till wafers are finely crushed.
Transfer to small mixing bowl.
Stir in the 1 tablespoon sugar and set aside.
In large mixing bowl sift together flour, baking soda, and baking powder.
Place aniseed and the 1 cup sugar in blender container; blend at high speed till aniseed is crushed.
Add the shortening and eggs to blender container; blend till thick and smooth.
Add sour cream; blend just till combined.
Stir sour cream mixture into dry ingredients.
Mix well and chill dough thoroughly.
Using one-half the dough at a time, roll out on floured pastry cloth or board to a 12x16-inch rectangle, 1/8 inch thick.
Brush rolled out dough with half the melted butter.
Sprinkle with 1/2 the crumb mixture.
Cut into 2x3-inch rectangles.
Place on ungreased baking sheet.
Bake at 375° till lightly browned, about 8 to 10 minutes.
Repeat with remaining dough, butter, and crumbs.
Cool.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Sugar
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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