Ingredients

  • 2 ½ cups shortening
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon anise seed, ground
  • 2eggs
  • 6 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • ½ tablespoon cream of tartar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

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  • Step 2

    Beat shortening until light and fluffy.Add one cup sugar, and anise seed.Mix until creamy.Add eggs and mix well.Add flour, baking power, cream of tartar, salt and orange juice.Mix well.

  • Step 3

    Knead dough until smooth.On lightly floured surface, roll to 1/2 inch thick.Cut using cookie cutter into different shapes.Bake until light brown, 5 – 8 minutes.Roll cookies in mixture of 1 cup sugar and 3 tablespoons of cinnamon while still warm.

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