Italian Anisette “S” Cookies Recipes

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The production process is very simple, you just require to follow the techniques that we have composed on this web page. The adhering to are the phases of just how to prepare Italian Anisette “S” Cookies.

Old recipe for Italian Anisette Cookies, or “S” cookies,  just like my husband’s grandma used to make.  These have icing and sprinkles on them and will be a great addition to your holiday cookie trays.


  • 1½ sticks of unsalted butter
  • 1¼ cups granulated sugar
  • 6 large eggs, room temp
  • ½ cup milk, room temp
  • 5 cups unbleached all purpose flour
  • 6 generous teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons anise extract (can use lemon or almond extract)


  • 1 tablespoon of unsalted butter
  • ½ pound of confectioners’ sugar
  • 6 tablespoons milk


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a large bowl sift together the flour, baking powder and salt, set aside. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter and sugar.
  2. Add the eggs, one at a time, mixing well. Mix in the anise. Add in the milk and flour, alternating portions of each until all combined.
  3. Turn dough onto a floured board and knead until dough is firm and not sticky, adding more flour if necessary.
  4. Break off a handful of dough at a time and roll into long pencil, cut into 5 or 6 inch pieces. Shape into ‘S’ shape on ungreased cookie sheet. These cookies will puff up. Bake approximately 8-10 minutes. Remove to cool on rack, then frost. Makes about 5 dozen depending on size of cookie.
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Originally posted 2018-05-17 06:51:41.