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Anise Drops

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Ingredients
  Confectioners sugar 1 Pound (10X Sugar, 1 Package)
  Light corn syrup 3 Tablespoon
  Water 3 Tablespoon
  Anise extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Food coloring 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Red / Green)
  Frostings 4 Ounce (Red, Green And White Frostings, In Pressurized Cans Or Tubes)
Directions

MAKING
1) In the top part of a double boiler, place together 10X sugar, corn syrup, and water.
2) Cook the sugar mixture over simmering water, stirring occasionally, until sugar dissolves and mixture is smooth.
3) Take the double boiler off the heat, leave the mixture stand over hot water to keep soft for shaping.
4) Mix in anise extract.
5) Let go half of mixture, a teaspoonful at a time, over a wax paper to make 1-inch rounds.
6) Allow to rest until the anise drops are firm.

FINAILIZING
7) Fold a few drops of either red or green food coloring into remaining mixture in top of double boiler,
8) Let go half of mixture, a teaspoonful at a time, over a wax paper to make 1-inch rounds.
9) Allow to rest until the anise drops are firm.

SERVING
10) Garnish each with an appetizing leaf or flower design, using frostings from pressurized cans.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Method: 
Mixing
Occasion: 
Thanksgiving
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Aniseed
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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