From the kitchen of Connie Putano. These pretty
pink cookies have a mild cherry flavor. Anise is a
strong extract. For intense flavor, use 2 tsp.
Otherwise, use 1 tsp.
1/2 c spry (Crisco)
1 c sugar
1/2 c milk
4 oz bottle cherries, chopped, juice too
1 - 2 tsp anise
1/4 tsp red food coloring
2 eggs, beaten
2 1/2 tsp baking powder
3 1/2 - 4 c flour
1/2 c chopped walnuts
Grease hands with oil.
Roll dough into small balls.
Bake @ 375, 10-12 minutes.
red food color
water, to spreading consistency
Makes 65 small cookies.
|"I am thankful for the mess to clean after a party
because it means I have been surrounded by friends."
This batch was made without walnuts. I've also made them
with vanilla instead of anise. -Stephanie