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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 45
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 88.5
  • Total Fat: 1.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 20.9 mg
  • Sodium: 45.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 1.7 g

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German anise-flavored cookie German anise-flavored cookie
Number of Servings: 45


    4 eggs (whole, room temperature)
    2 cups sugar
    4 cups flour
    2 tsp. baking powder
    1/4 tsp. salt
    8-10 drops anise OIL (Note: anise seed listed in nutritional info)
    3 Tblsp. butter, salted (melted)


Beat eggs with electric mixer until light and fluffy; add sugar and melted butter and beat with electric mixer 5 minutes. Add anise oil.

Combine dry ingredients in separate bowl, then alternately add 2 cups, then 1 cup, and 1 cup). Stir until just mixed; can add more flour if needed. Chill in refrigerator 1-2 hours.

On lightly floured surface, roll a portion of dough until 1/4-1/2 inch thick. Dust springerle rolling pin and dough with flour. Roll pin across dough once with slight pressure to make imprints, then cut apart on marked lines. Let stand on baking sheets (cover cookies) overnight or up to 10 hours.

Bake at 300 for 10-15 minutes (bottom will be golden brown). Remove and let cool, then store in tins 1-2 days to enhance flavor.

Serving size is 1 cookie (in rolling pin size equals 1/2 ounce).

Note: if you don't have special rolling pin, use cookie cutters and bake immediately, frost with lemon glaze. Store in tins to enhance flavor.

Number of Servings: 45

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user EVIEENGEL.

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