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Grandma Penny Nichols Sliced toast Cookies/Biscotti

This recipe is from my Aunt June Contini….She has had this recipe since 1973, it is her mom’s recipe and it is pretty basic, or so I have been told.  Now truth be told, I haven’t tried it yet,,,but it is one of my husbands favorites, so I will make them very soon!  Just needed to share this recipe with you all, so here it goes!

Grandma Nichols Sliced toast Cookies/Biscotti

2 Cups Sugar

1 Cup Butter

1/4 cup anise seed

2 tsp. vanilla

1/4 tsp. anise flavor

2 TBLS water

6 eggs

5 1/2 cups flour

1 TBLS baking powder

Mix in bowl- cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour

spread in 13 x 9 pan

Bake at 375* for 20 minutes or until lightly brown

cool …..then slice…..

Bake again until looks lightly browned, makes ALOT

The dough will be thick,

So this recipe comes from my Aunt June…..Thank you !!! 

This is how her mom Grandma Penny made it and I am pleased that Aunt June shared this recipe with me.  Like I said before, my husband Chris does love these cookies, so for sure they will be in my oven sometime very soon!!