Lard Anise Cookies
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Cream together lard and sugar until light and fluffy; beat in eggs and anise seeds.
Stir together flour and salt; stir into creamed mixture.
Wrap dough in waxed paper; chill several hours.
Using a slightly rounded teaspoonful of dough, roll with hands on lightly floured surface to a 4x¼ inch rope.
Place on ungreased baking sheet, crossing ends to form a handwritten latter (or, shape dough in two rolls 8 inches long and 1½ inches in diameter; chill. Slice ¼ inch thick; place on ungreased baking sheet.).
Bake at 375℉ (190℃) until edges are golden, 10 to 12 minutes.
Cool on racks.