---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.02
  
       Title: SELF-FROSTING ANISE DROPS
  Categories: Desserts, Cookies
       Yield: 90 drops
  
       3 ea Eggs (room temperature)
       1 c  Sugar
       2 tb Sugar
   1 3/4 c  Flour
     1/2 ts Baking powder
     1/2 ts Salt
       3 ts Anise seed (or 1 t anise
            -extract or 1/4 t anise oil
  
      Preheat oven to 325 degrees.  Grease and generously
   flour the cookie sheets.
      Beat eggs with electric mixer until fluffy.  Add
   sugar gradually, beating constantly; continue to beat
   for 20 minutes more.  Reduce speed of mixer and add
   flour that has been sifted with baking powder and
   salt; beat 3 minutes.  Add anise.
      Drop by teaspoonsful on prepared cookie sheets,
   swirling dough to form round cookies.  Let stand
   uncovered at room temperature for at least 8 hours.
      Bake 10 minutes or until cookies are a creamy
   golden color on the bottom (do not allow bottoms to
   brown). Cookies form a cake-like layer on the bottom
   with a crisp “frosting” on the top.
      Store in a tightly covered container.
  
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