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Lemon Anise Cookie Cups

This recipe is part of the recipe for Orange-Thyme Granita in Cookie Cups


Makes 6 cookie cups


3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1 egg white
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/4 teaspoon anise extract
1/4 cup sliced almonds


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Combine flour, sugar, butter, egg white, lemon peel and anise extract in food processor; process until smooth. Spray bottoms of 6 custard cups and 2 baking sheets with nonstick cooking spray. Spread 1 tablespoon batter into 5-inch-diameter circle on baking sheet with rubber spatula. Repeat to make total of 6 circles. Sprinkle 2 teaspoons almonds in center of each.
  2. Bake 3 to 4 minutes or until edges are browned. Place each cookie over bottom of prepared custard cup so almonds face inside. Press cookies against custard cup to form cup. Cool.

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