Mom’s Anise Cookies 30 Dec 11

1/3 cup shortening
1/4 cup white sugar
1/2 cup honey
1 egg, separated
1/2 tsp lemon juice
1-1/2 cups flour
1-1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp anise flavoring

Cream shortening with sugar. Slowly add honey; then egg yolk and lemon juice. Mix well. Add flour and baking powder. Fold in beaten egg white and anise flavoring. Drop by teaspoon onto greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 11-12 minutes until light brown. Dust with powdered sugar while warm.