Serves: 5
Total Calories: 751


6 cups all-purpose flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 pound (2 cups) lard
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 teaspoons anise seeds
2 eggs
1/4 cup brandy
1/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon cinnamon


Sift flour with baking powder and salt. Cream lard with sugar and anise seeds until fluffy. Beat in eggs one at a time. Mix in flour and brandy until well blended. Turn dough out on floured board and pat or roll to 1/4 or 1/2-inch thickness. Cut into shapes. (The fleur-de-lis is traditional.) Dust with mixture of sugar and cinnamon. Bake 10 minutes at 350° or until browned.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 751
Calories from Fat: 11

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