Glazed Anise Cookies Recipe

Glazed Anise Cookies Recipe

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

82 minutes


Glazed Anise Cookies Recipe

Glazed Anise Cookies Recipe. A hint of anise gives these glazed cookies grown up appeal.

Recipe courtesy of McCormick®.

NUTRITION INFORMATION (per serving): Calories: 204, Fat: 8 g, Carbohydrates: 31 g, Cholesterol: 32 mg, Sodium: 77 mg, Fiber: 0 g, Protein: 2 g.


  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Anise Extract, divided
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 cups cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water


  • 1 Beat butter and granulated sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add egg, 1/2 teaspoon of the extract and salt; beat until well blended. Gradually beat in flour. Divide dough in half. Wrap each half in wax paper to form a cylinder about 9-inches long and 1 1/2-inches in diameter. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  • 2 Preheat oven to 350°F. Cut dough into 1/4-inch slices. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  • 3 Bake 12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on baking sheets 1 minute. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
  • 4 Mix confectioners' sugar, water and remaining 1/4 teaspoon extract until smooth. Drizzle over cooled cookies. Let stand until glaze is set.


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