Italian Cookies Recipe


A recipe to enjoy a good tea accompanied by delicious aniseed cookies.




  • 2 cups + ¼ cup + 2 tbsp of 00 flour;
  • ¾ cup + 2 tbsp of cold margarine;
  • ½ cup + 1 tbsp of granulated sugar;
  • 2 cold yolks eggs;
  • anise flaouring;
  • salt



  • Mix the sugar with the flour and salt in a bowl, put the margarine in the middle and work quickly with your hands until you get a flour
  • Add the egg yolks and anise (half a vial or second preference) and knead until well mixed but not overworking
  • Compact everything, wrap it in plastic wrap and put it in the fridge for at least an hour
  • After this time, roll out the dough to a thickness of about 0.40 inches. To facilitate the application do it on lightly floured baking paper
  • Cut the biscuits with a flower mold
  • Place them in the plates, then store them in the fridge just long enough to bring the oven to 356 F
  • Cook at half height for about 20 minutes.
  • Once cooked, turn off the oven, let it cool for 10-15 minutes, then return the biscuits to cool.
  • In this way they will lose moisture and become crunchy.
  • Before serving, sprinkle with icing sugar




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