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1 lb.(2 cups) lard
1 ½ c. sugar
2 eggs
2 t. toasted anise seeds
6 c. flour
3 t. baking powder

Makes 4-5

Prep Time 15 m, Cooking Time 15 m, Total Time 1 h

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Cream the lard; add sugar, eggs and anise seeds and cream again. Mix dry ingredients separately and combine with the lard mixture. Let the dough rest for 30 minutes.

Roll the dough out on a floured surface and cut into desired shapes.

Sprinkle the cookie shapes with the sugar-cinnamon mixture and bake for 12 to 15 minutes until lightly browned.