Frosted italian soft cookies

Yield: 36 Servings

Measure Ingredient
6 Eggs
4 tablespoons Melted shortening
½ pounds Confectioners sugar
1 tablespoon Lemon extract
¼ teaspoon Anise oil or extract
3 tablespoons Baking powder
3 cups Flour
Milk; confectioners sugar, colored jimmies

FROSTING

Cost: $ ; Preparation Time: 30 minutes Difficulty Level: 4 ; Servings: 36 cookies

1. Beat eggs well and blend in sugar, melted shortening and flavorings.

Sift flour and baking powder and add to mixture to make a soft dough.

2. Shape dough into 2 large fat long rolls and flatten tops with finger tips. Place each on a greased cookie sheet.

3. Bake at 375F for 20 minutes or until light golden in color. Remove from oven and let cool.

4. For fosting: Mix a little milk and powdered sugar to make a thin frosting.

5. Slice the cooked dough on a diagonal (when cold). With a pastry brush, brush the frosting over the cookie rolls and then sprinkle with colored jimmies.

Posted to The Gourmet Connection Recipe Page Newsletter by Recipe Page Newsletter <trp-mailing-list@...> on Aug 11, 1998, converted by MM_Buster v2.0l.

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