Sesame Anise Melts

Sesame Anise Melts This is an Italian cookie. Shaped in balls and rolled in sesame seeds. Flavored with anise.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 18 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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    SERVING : 18

    YIELD : 3 dozen

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.

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  • Sift together the flour, baking soda and salt, set aside. In a medium bowl, cream together the lard and sugar. Stir in the egg and anise seeds. Add dry ingredients, mix well. Put the sesame seeds into a shallow bowl or saucer. Roll dough into 1 inch balls, roll them in the sesame seeds to coat. Place them 1 1/2 inches apart onto the prepared cookie sheets. Flatten the balls slightly using the bottom of a glass.

  • Bake for 6 to 9 minutes in the preheated oven. Remove from baking sheets to cool on wire racks. Store in an airtight container.

Per Serving: 211 calories; protein 3.3g; carbohydrates 21g; fat 13g; cholesterol 18.4mg; sodium 54.9mg.