Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 tablespoon fennel seed, crushed

  2. 2 tablespoons boiling water

  3. 3/4 cup butter, softened

  4. 2/3 cup packed brown sugar

  5. 1 egg

  6. 2 cups all-purpose flour

  7. 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

  8. Confectioners' sugar

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Fennel Tea Cookies Recipe photo by Taste of Home In a small bowl, soak fennel seed in boiling water; set aside. In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg. Drain fennel seed. Combine the flour, baking soda and fennel seed; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.

  2. Roll into 1-in. balls; place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Roll warm cookies in confectioners' sugar. Cool on wire racks. Yield: 3 dozen.


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