- 4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup sugar
- ½ cup milk
- 2 eggs
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- ¾ cup vegetable oil
- 1 tablespoon anise extract
- 1 additional teaspoon anise extract for the icing
- 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
- 2 tablespoons hot water
Step by Step Instructions
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
In large bowl, mix flour, baking powder and sugar.
Make a well in center and add oil, milk, 1 tablespoon anise extract and eggs.
Mix until dough is sticky.
Oil fingers and pinch off dough in 1 inch pieces.
Roll into ball and place on lightly greased cookie sheet, 1 inch apart.
Flatten top slightly and bake for 8 minutes.
Dip cookies in icing while warm.
TO MAKE ICING
Blend in 1 teaspoon anise extract and enough hot water to 1 cup confectioner’s sugar to form a smooth icing.