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Title: Aniseed Chrabeli
Categories: Cookies, Desserts
Yield: 3 dozen

1 1/4 c Sugar
2 Eggs
1 2/3 c Flour, all purpose; sifted
2 ts Aniseed; ground
1/2 Lemon; use grated peel only

Sprinkle baking sheets with flour. In a large bowl, beat sugar and eggs
until creamy. Stir in flour. Add aniseed and lemon peel. Shape dough into
1/2 inch diameter ropes. Cut ropes into 3 inch lengths; curve each piece
into a half-moon shape. Slash outer edge of half-moon in 3 places with a
sharp knife. Place on prepared baking sheets. Cover and let stand overnight
at room temperature. Preheat over to 375ø F. Bake cookies 12 to 15 minutes
or until golden. Remove from baking sheets immediately; cool on rack. This
cookie is very hard and crisp. It makes an excellent "dunking" cookie!