- 1 lb. lard
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 tablespoon crushed whole cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon crushed anise seed
- 2 eggs
- 6 1/2 cup flour
- 1 jigger of wine (any kind)
- Cinnamon-sugar mixture
Preheat oven at 400°F. Crush whole cinnamon and anise seed. Cream lard and sugar; add cinnamon, anise, eggs, flour, and wine. At this point, mix with your hands. Place on board and roll out 1/2 inch thick. Cut into triangle shapes, hearts, etc. Place on ungreased cookie sheet and bake at 400°F for 15 minutes. Bake until set, but not brown. Watch closely so as not to burn.
Remove from cookie sheet and immediately drench in cinnamon-sugar mixture. Let cool and drench again if desired.