|Sifted cake flour||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Baking powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Butter/Regular margarine||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Anise extract||1 Tablespoon|
Preheat oven to 350F.
Grease and flour 2 cookie sheets.
Sift flour with baking powder and salt 3 times; set aside.
In medium bowl, with portable electric mixer at medium speed, beat butter with sugar until very light.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Beat in anise.
Add flour mixture; beat, at low speed, until blended.
Divide mixture in half.
Spread each half on a cookie sheet to ll-by-5-inch oval.
Bake 15 to 20 minutes, or until pale golden- brown.
Remove from oven; cut into 1-inch-thick slices.
Turn each on its side.
Bake 10 to 15 minutes, or until lightly browned.
Remove slices to wire rack, and let cool com- pletely.
Makes 18 to 20.
Calories 131 Calories from Fat 28
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3 g4.9%
Saturated Fat 1.7 g8.5%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 37.8 mg12.6%
Sodium 74.8 mg3.1%
Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.5%
Dietary Fiber 0.27 g1.1%
Sugars 10.1 g
Protein 2 g4.5%
Vitamin A 2.1% Vitamin C
Calcium 4.4% Iron 7.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet