Makes about 60 cookies.
1/2 - cup soft butter
1/2 - cup powdered sugar
3 - cups flour, sifted
1 - teaspoon hartshorn
or 2- teaspoons baking powder
1 - egg
1/4 - teaspoon salt
1 - lemon,
juice and grated rind
1 - Tablespoon
Preheat oven to 325° F. Grease cookie sheet.
Cream butter and sugar, stir in
egg. Sift flour with salt and hartshorn, sift into mixture.
Add anise seed.
Form into long, thin rolls and wrap in
Chill in refrigerator overnight.
Next morning slice
very thin. Bake for about 15 minutes, being careful not to burn.
Pennsylvania Dutch Did You Know?
The first major emigration of Germans to America resulted in the
founding of the Borough of Germantown in northwest Philadelphia
County, Pennsylvania in 1683-1685.