- 1# soft butter
- 4 C. sugar
- 10 eggs
- 10 C. AP flour
- 4 C. almonds- toasted and chopped
- zest of 2 lemons
- 3 Tbs. toasted anise seed
- 2 Tbs. baking powder
- 3 Tbs. salt
- 4 Tbs. vanilla
- 2 C. sultanas
- 2 C. dried cranberries
Beat butter and sugar 3 minutes until fluffy. Beat in eggs 1X1; add rest of ingredients.
Shape into logs 1 1/2” in diameter and the width of the short length of a sheet pan.
Fashion parchment covered foil barriers to place between the logs on the parchment lined sheet pan and bake at 325˚ for 30 or more minutes until firmed up and slightly browned.
Carefully remove to a cutting board and slice with the serrated knife into 1/4” thick cookies on a slight bias approx. 3” long.
Set on parchment lined sheet pans and bake at 250˚ till completely dry.
This is a great gift, or item to bring to a party. I suggest using a fun bag to place them in and tie with ribbon.