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Recipe Name: Anise Slices Submitted by: Administrator
Source: Source Description:
Ethnicity: Last Modified: 2/22/2014
Base: Cookies Comments:
Preparation Time:
Number of Servings: 1

1 Stick, 1/2 cup unsalted
Butter, softened
3/4 Cup(s) Sugar
3 Eggs
1 Tablespoon(s) Anise extract
3 Cup(s) All-Purpose Flour
2 Teaspoon(s) Double-acting baking powder
1/2 Teaspoon(s) Salt
2 Tablespoon(s) Crushed aniseed
An egg wash made by beating
Together 1 large egg & 2, Together 1 large egg & 2
TB milk In a bowl with an electric mixer cream the butter, beat in the
sugar, a little at a time, & beat the mixture until it is light &
fluffy. Beat in the eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each
addition, beat the mixture until it is thick & pale, & beat in the
anise extract. In another bowl combine the flour, the baking powder,
the salt, and the aniseed & beat the mixture into the butter mixture
to form a sticky dough. Halve the dough & with floured hands pat each
half into a 14-by-4 inch rectangle on a buttered baking sheet. Brush
the rectangles well with the egg wash & bake them in the upper third
of a preheated 375F oven for 20-25 minutes, or until they are golden
brown & a skewer comes out clean. Cut the rectangles crosswise
diagonally into 3/4 inch slices, turn the slices on their sides and
bake them in the 375F oven for 5 minutes. Turn the slices & bake them
for 5 minutes more. Let the slices cool on racks & store them in
airtight containers. Makes about 34 biscotti. File

Nutrition (calculated from recipe ingredients)
Calories: 3792
Calories From Fat: 1778
Total Fat: 202.1g
Cholesterol: 1046.1mg
Sodium: 2384.9mg
Potassium: 667.8mg
Carbohydrates: 439.9g
Fiber: 10.1g
Sugar: 151.4g
Protein: 59.5g

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