• 1 1/2cups whole-wheat pastry flour
  • 2teaspoons anise seed
  • 1teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2teaspoons ground cinnamondivided
  • 5tablespoons unsalted buttersoftened
  • 3/4cup plus 1 tablespoon granulated fructose or sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1teaspoon vanilla extract
  1. In a medium bowl, combine flour, anise, baking powder, salt, and 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon. In a second bowl, beat butter and 3/4 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Blend in egg and vanilla. Once mixture is smooth, blend in flour mixture. Divide dough in half and roll each half into a ball. Wrap dough in plastic wrap and freeze for 1 hour until firm.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°. On a flour-coated cutting board and using a flour-coated rolling pin, roll dough into a 1/4-inch-thick circle. Cut dough into 2-inch shapes (such as stars).
  3. Combine remaining 1 tablespoon sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon in a small bowl. Sprinkle cookies with cinnamon-sugar mixture. Transfer to a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake for 10 minutes until golden.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 47
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 9mg 3%
Sodium 26mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Protein 1g 2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

PER SERVING (2 cookies): 47 cal, 33% fat cal, 2g fat, 1g sat fat, 9mg chol, 1g protein, 7g carb, 1g fiber, 26mg sodium