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Orange Anise Cookies

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  • 1/4 c. orange juice
  • sugar alternative equivalent to 3/4 c. sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. oil
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp. Clabber Girl Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp. anise seed
  • 1 c. all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp. orange zest


In a medium bowl combine sweetener, orange juice, vanilla and oil; set aside. In a large bowl combine flour, baking powder, salt, anise seed and orange peel. Add orange juice mixture and stir well.

Shape dough into a round roll about 2 inches thick, wrap in waxed paper. Refrigerate until firm, about 2 to 3 hours.

When dough is firm enough, cut into slices about 1/4 inches thick, place on an ungreased cookie sheet about 2 inches apart.

Bake in a preheated 400 degrees F. oven for 10 to 12 minutes. When cookies are done, remove from pan and place on cooling rack.

Makes about 25-30 cookies.