---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.05
       Title: Spanish Anise Sticks
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 36 servings
       2 c  All-purpose flour
       1 ts Baking powder
     1/4 ts Salt
     3/4 c  Sugar
     1/4 c  Shortening
       2    Eggs; well beaten
       2 dr Anise oil
     Heat oven to 375.  Blend dry ingredeints; cut in shortening until
   particles are like large peas.   Stir in eggs and anise oil. Mix thoroughly
   with hands.  Using 1/2 dough at a time roll 1/4 thick on lightly floured
   board. Cut in sticks 4 x 1/2". Place on ungreased baking sheet about 1/2
   apart.  Brush with soft or melted butter or margarine. Bake 10-12 minutes.
   Makes 36-48 cookies  Pat Dwigans