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  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons anise extract
  • 6 egg
  • 5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/3 cups diced mixed candied fruit


  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar.
  • Blend in eggs and anise extract.
  • Sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt; stir into the egg mixture.
  • Finally, stir in the candied fruit.
  • Refrigerate dough for 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Divide dough into 4 equal portions.
  • Roll each portion into a log about 12 inches long.
  • Place 2 logs per cookie sheet.
  • Press down slightly and bake in the preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and let cool on the pans for about 5 minutes.
  • Slice diagonally into 1/2 inch thick slices. Place the slices cut side down on the baking sheet and return to the oven for another 16 to 18 minutes, or until lightly toasted.
  • Cool on racks and store in airtight containers.


Categories: Cookies  Dessert 

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