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Makes 24

Anise seeds add a hint of licorice to these pretty lace crispy cookies made of ground almonds. Orange zest adds a citrus aroma. Recipe adapted from Everyday Food.


  • 1/2 cup blanched slivered almonds
    3/4 teaspoon anise or fennel seed
    1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter
    1/4 cup sugar
    3 tablespoons honey
    1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
    1/4 cup all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled)
    1 tablespoon finely grated orange zest


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees, with racks in middle and lower thirds. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
    In a food processor, pulse almonds and anise seed until coarsely ground. Transfer mixture to a small saucepan. Add butter, sugar, honey, and salt. Bring to a boil over medium-high, stirring once to combine ingredients as butter melts. Boil 1 minute; remove from heat. Stir in flour and zest. Working quickly, drop batter by teaspoonfuls, 2 1/2 inches apart, on sheets.
    Bake until golden brown, 6 to 8 minutes, rotating sheets halfway through. Let cool completely on sheets on wire racks.
Lacy almond-orange cookies

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