Anise Seed Powder

Anise Seed, Powder (Organic)



Product Description

Package weight:  2 ounces

Pimpinella anisum

Related to carrots, this lovely annual plant is native to Asia and northern Africa.  It has a sweet and aromatic flavor, similar to fennel.

The ground seeds are used in many ways in the kitchen.

*Spice up cakes, cookies, muffins and sweet roll dough.

*Dust onto fish, shrimp and scallops; include in the sauces and butter used in their preparation.

*Rub onto roasts, chops, steak and chicken before cooking.

*Stir into salad dressings and mayonnaise.

*Use to flavor cream sauces for vegetables and meats.

*Flavor desserts such as custards, puddings, fruit pies and cobblers.


RECIPE:  Mexican Wedding Cookies

1 cup butter, softened

1/4 cup sugar

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 cup cornstarch

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar


Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.  Sift the flour and cornstarch together and work into the butter and sugar mixture; add vanilla extract.

Roll into 1-inch balls and place on greased cookie sheets.  Bake at 325 degrees for 20-30 minutes, until golden.

While the cookies are baking, sift the confectioners’ sugar and ANISE SEED POWDER into a bowl.  While the cookies are still warm, roll in the sugar/spice mix.  Place on a wire rack to cool before storing.

Yield:  About 3 dozen cookies

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Additional Information

Weight 3 oz
Dimensions 6 x 4 x 2 in


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