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Anise seed



  1. Place the anise seeds in a small bowl with the rum.
  2. Let marinate overnight.
  3. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter, sugar and vanilla until smooth.
  4. Stir in the anise seed and rum.
  5. Mix in the egg.
  6. Combine the flour, salt, baking powder and cloves; stir into the butter mixture until well blended.
  7. Cover and refrigerate until chilled, about 1 hour.
  8. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  9. On a lightly floured surface, roll the dough out to ⅛ inch thickness.
  10. Cut into desired shapes using cookie cutters.
  11. Place cookies on a greased cookie sheet.
  12. Bake for 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden brown at the edges.
  13. Cool for a few minutes on baking sheets before removing to wire racks to cool completely.