Recipe for Anise Puff Drops


    Anise Puff Drops

    1 cup granulated sugar
    3 beaten eggs
    1 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
    1 teaspoon baking powder
    1 tablespoon anise seeds

    Gradually add sugar to eggs, beating thoroughly, 20 to 30 minutes by hand, or 10 minutes with an electric mixer.

    Sift flour and baking powder; add anise seed. Gradually add dry ingredients to sugar mixture. Beat for 2 minutes. Drop by half-teaspoonsful onto greased cookie sheets, spacing 1 inch apart. Let stand overnight at room temperature to dry.

    Bake 350 degrees F for 9 to 10 minutes.

    Makes about 7 dozen.