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Iced Italian Anise Cookies

Iced Italian Anise Cookies

Ingredients for Cookies: 1⁄2 cup butter, softened 1⁄2 cup sugar 3 large eggs 1 teaspoon Bickford Anise Flavor 2 1⁄2 cups all-purpose flour (may need up to 3 cups) 1 tablespoon baking powder 2 -3 tablespoons milk Ingredients for Icing: 2 cups confectioners' sugar 3 tablespoons milk 2-3 drops Bickford Anise Flavor food coloring decorative candy sprinkles Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper. Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing after each addition. Add Bickford Anise Flavor. In a separate bowl, blend...

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Gumdrop Candies

Gumdrop Candies

Ingredients: 3 envelopes plain (unflavored) gelatin 1 1/4 cups water, separated into 1/2 cup and 3/4 cup 2 cups sugar Liquid food coloring Bickford Mint, Spearmint, Orange, Lemon, Cinnamon, Cherry, or Anise flavoring Oil for greasing candy mold/pan Sugar for topping the candies Instructions: Very lightly grease candy molds or pans with cooking oil. Set aside. Pour 1/2 cup cold water into a large bowl. Sprinkle with the gelatin, stir and set aside. To a saucepan, add 3/4 cup water and 2 cups sugar. Bring to a boil. Simmer for 5 minutes. Pour the hot sugar mixture into the gelatin...

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Chocolate Covered Candy Creams Recipe

Ingredients: Cream Centers 8 oz cream cheese 2 lbs powdered sugar 1-3 tsp. variety of Bickford Flavors (ex. mint, pure vanilla, almond, anise, rum, cherry, orange, lemon) Food color of your choice   Chocolate for Coating 2-12 oz. bags of milk chocolate chips Directions: Soften cream cheese in microwave (approx. 30 seconds) or to room temperature.  Begin adding powdered sugar by the cup and work into cream cheese until it gets to be a firm batter.  Separate the ball into as many different balls as you want flavors.  Take each separate ball and make a well in the center and...

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Italian Anise Cookie Recipe

Ingredients:   Dough ¾ cup sugar 1 stick (½ cup) unsalted butter, melted 2 large eggs ¼ cup milk 1 teaspoon Bickford Anise Flavor 2 ¾ cups all-purpose flour 2 ½ teaspoons baking powder ¼ teaspoon salt Decoration: multicolored nonpareils Glaze (recipe follows) Heat oven to 325o F. Coat baking sheets(s) with nonstick spray. Dough: Beat sugar, butter, eggs, milk and Bickford Anise Flavor in a large bowl with mixer until blended. On low speed, beat in flour, baking powder and salt until blended.  Drop rounded measuring teaspoons of dough 2- inches apart onto the prepared baking sheet(s).  Bake 8...

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