Old fashioned Honey Cookies
1½ cup sugar
1 cup shortening
1 tsp salt
1 cup honey
½ cup coffee
10 drops anise oil
2 tsp vanilla
4 tsp baking soda
5½ cup flour
Mix, add enough flour for dough stiff enough to make cut out cookies. Roll
fairly thick. Bake at 375° 8-12 minutes.
Soften 1 pkg Knox gelatin in ¾ cup cold water. Add ¾ cup sugar. Bring to a boil.
Simmer 10 minutes, watching closely and stirring. Put ¾ cup powdered sugar in a
large bowl. and pour in above mix and beat til foamy. Add ¾ tsp baking powder.
Add 1 tsp vanilla and 4 drops anise oil.