Italian Anise Cookies

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Angeletti, also known as anisette cookies, are a staple at any big Italian celebration.

A cookbook recipe exclusively for All-Access members from The Perfect Cookie

SERVES Makes about 32 cookies

TIME 1¼ hours, plus 20 minutes cooling and 30 minutes drying

Italian Anise Cookies
The Perfect Cookie

A cookbook recipe exclusively for All-Access members from The Perfect Cookie

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Cakey, with a little heft, these cookies, Angelettis, share similarities with a scone or a biscuit. To achieve their unique texture, we used shortening in addition to butter. The shortening gave the cookies a lighter texture and an appealin...

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