Italian Soft Cookies
Anise oil or extract
Beat eggs very well and blend in melted shortening, sugar, and flavorings. Sift baking powder and flour, and add to mixture to make a soft dough. If to sticky, add a bit more flour for a soft dough. Shape into 2 large fat long rolls and flatten tops with finger tips. Place each on a greased cookie sheet and bake 375 for 20 minutes or light golden. Cool, frost and slice on the diagonal. For fosting, mix a little milk and powder sugar to make a thin frosting. With pastry brush, brush over cookie rolls and sprinkle with colored jimmies. Cut when cold.