Good to eat, great to eat before/after a difficult spell to make it stronger/better.
2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup softened butter
1 1/2 cups white sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 to 5 tablespoons buttermilk
1 tablespoon coffe
2 anise seeds
Casting Directions for ‘Cookies that give you power’
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
In a small bowl, stir together. Set aside.
In a large bowl, cream together sugar and butter until smooth. Beat in the vanilla and egg. Blend in dry ingredients. Add enough of the buttermilk and make it tender, not wet.
Roll rounded teaspoons of dough into balls and place on a cookie sheet. With the buttermilk, moisten the top of each cookie using a brush or fingers and flatten the top of each cookie. Sprinkle with sugar or colored sprinkles.
Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden. Let stand for 2 minutes before removing to cool on a rack.