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Rolled Christmas Cookies

A yearly Parker tradition! The anise flavoring gives these cookies a yummy flavor. A nice twist and better than sugar cookies.

Ingredients

Cream together:

  • 2 c. butter or shortening
  • 3 c. brown sugar

Add & Mix:

  • 5 eggs
  • 1 tsp. soda in 2 Tb. water
  • 4 tsp. anise flavoring
  • 1 ½ tsp. vanilla

Mix in just enough flour to make dough the right consistency for rolling:

  • Almost 8 c. flour

Instructions

  1. Roll dough ¼" thick and cut out shapes with cookie cutters. Bake at 375 degrees for 8-10 minutes. Middles will still be soft. Cool for 10 minutes on cookie sheets, then remove and finish cooling on counter. Frost with frosting below and decorate.

Frosting:

  1. Beat in mixer to soften:

  2. 3 sticks butter or 1 ½ c. shortening

Add a little at a time and mix:

  1. 32 oz. powdered sugar (2 # bag)

  2. 2 tsp. vanilla

  3. Water--start with 2 Tbsp.

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