A traditional Greek shortbread cookie. Adds a good flavor to any holiday!
INGREDIENTS (for 3 servings):
- 1 cup butter
- 1 egg yolk
- 2 tablespoons anise extract
- 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
- 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar for dusting
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
In a medium bowl, cream the butter, egg yolk and anise extract until light. Stir in the 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar and flour until blended.
Shape dough into crescents and place 2 inches apart on the prepared baking sheets. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes in the preheated oven. Dust heavily with confectioners' sugar before they are completely cool.