Anicini Biscuits (Anise Cookies)
- ¾ lb all-purpose flour
- ½ lb sugar
- 5 eggs
- 4 egg yolks
- 1 tablespoon honey
- ⅛ oz ammonium bicarbonate
Whisk the eggs and egg yolks with the sugar and honey in a slightly warmed bowl.
Add the anise essence. Sift the flour and baking ammonia and add the mixture to the batter.
Use a pastry bag with a large, smooth tip to shape loafs on baking sheets lined with parchment paper and bake at 350° F (180° C) for about 25 minutes.
Remove from oven, let cool for a few minutes, slice the loaves and put the slices onto the baking sheets.
Bake for another 5 minutes.