Aunt Anne's Sesame Cookies


  • 1 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg, room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons anise extract
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup milk, or as needed
  • 1 cup sesame seeds


After Trying My Hand At Countless Sesame Cookie Recipes, My Italian Girlfriend Shared Her Aunt Anne's Recipe And I Knew My Search Had Ended! Basically An Anise Flavored Butter Cookie Covered In Sesame Seeds. The Smell When Removing Them From The Oven Is W

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