Yield: 2 Dozen+
|4 tablespoons||Melted shortening|
|½ \N||Box ( 1/2 lb) confectioners|
|1 tablespoon||Lemon extract|
|¼ teaspoon||Anise oil or extract|
|3 tablespoons||Baking powder|
|\N \N||Milk, confectioners|
|\N \N||Sugar, colored jimmies|
Beat eggs vwey well and blend in sugar, melted shortening and flavorings. Sift flour and baking powder and add to mixture to make a soft dough. If to sticky, add a bit more flour for a soft dough.
Shape into 2 large fat long rolls and flatten tops with finger tips.
Place each on a greased cookie sheet and bake 375 for 20 minutes or light golden. Cool, frost and slice on the diagonal. For fosting, mix a little milk and powder sugar to make a thin frosting. With pastry brush, brush over cookie rolls and sprinkle with colored jimmies. Cut when cold.