Italian Anisette Cookies

Italian Anisette Cookies

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About this recipe: Old Italian recipe.


Serves: 18 

  • 4 cups (500g) plain flour
  • 1 cup (225g) caster sugar
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 3/4 cup (190ml) vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon anise extract
  • 1 teaspoon anise extract
  • 1 cup (125g) icing sugar
  • 2 tablespoons (30ml) hot water

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:8min  ›  Ready in:28min 

  1. Preheat oven to 190 degrees C (375 degrees F).
  2. In large bowl, mix flour, baking powder and caster sugar. Make a well in the center and add oil, milk, 1 tablespoon anise extract, and eggs. Mix together until dough is sticky.
  3. Oil fingers and pinch off dough in 2.5 pieces. Roll into a ball and place on a lightly greased cookie tin, 2.5cm apart, flatten top slightly. Bake for 8 minutes. Dip cookies in Icing while warm.
  4. To Make Icing: Blend in 1 teaspoon anise extract and enough hot water to 1 cup icing sugar to form a smooth icing.

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