Crunchy Anise Toast

Preparation info
  • Makes

    4 dozen

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Better Than Store-Bought: Authoritative recipes that most people never knew they could make at home

By Helen Witty and Elizabeth Schneider

Published 1979

  • About

Unlike the Toasted Anise Sponge Fingers, these toast strips are like zwieback in shape and are rather substantial. To our way of thinking, this cookie is the consummate coffee companion, especially with a strong, dark French- or Italian-roast coffee.


  • cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ t


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Cover a large baking sheet (14 X 17 inches) with foil.
  2. Sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  3. Cr