Mom’s Italian Cookies Recipe

Cookies

  • 1-cup butter
  • 1-cup sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp. Anise
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla
  • 4 cups flour
  • 1/4 cup baking power
  • 1/2 tsp. Salt
  • 1 bottle non-pareils

Frosting

  • 2 cups confectionary sugar
  • 1 tsp. Anise
  • 2 tbsp. Water
  • 1 drop food color (red)

Directions

  • Combine butter, sugar, eggs, anise, and vanilla.
  • Sift flour with baking powder and salt and add to mix.
  • Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Roll in to 1″ balls.
  • Bake on ungreased cookie sheet at 350 for 10 Minutes.
  • Let cool, then frost and top with non-pareils.
  • Makes 6-dozen.

Rita