RECIPE TITLE "Anise Butterflies Recipe"
Source: Cooking at a Glance - Cookies,
courtesy of Cooking.com
Makes about 60 cookies --- easy
Making spritz cookies will go more smoothly if you pack the dough firmly into the cookie press. This eliminates any air pockets that could leave holes in the shapes.
3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
1 egg yolk
1 teaspoon anise extract
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
In a large mixing bowl beat the butter or margarine with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add the brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, and ginger; beat till combined. Beat in the egg yolk and anise extract. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in any remaining flour with a wooden spoon. Do not chill dough.
Pack the dough into a cookie press fitted with a butterfly plate. Force dough through press 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake in a preheated 375 degrees oven for 8 to 10 minutes, or till edges of cookies are firm but not brown. Remove cookies from pans and cool on a rack.
Recipe reprinted by permission of Weldon Owen. All rights reserved.
| Nutrition Facts
Makes about 60 cookies
Facts per Serving
Calories: 42 Fat: 2g Carbohydrates: 5g
Cholesterol: 10mg Sodium: 3mg Protein: 0g
Fiber: 0g % Cal. from Fat: 43% % Cal. from Carbs: 48%
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