Recipe for Turron de Dona Pepa—Anise Cookie Bar

Serves: 8 Save

Ingredients (25)

  • 3 tablespoons anise seeds
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 cup cold unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening
  • 5 large egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon anise extract
  • 3 1/2 cups water
  • 1 medium apple
  • 1 medium lime
  • 1 medium orange
  • 1 (7-ounce) bag prunes
  • 3 medium cinnamon sticks
  • Pinch salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground cloves
  • 1 whole allspice, optional
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups dark brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • Candy sprinkles, for garnish

Directions

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Mojito

This Cuban classic Mojito is a refreshing mix of crisp, white rum, sparkling soda water, fresh, zesty lime and fragrant mint leaves. Balancing the rum's smooth warmth with the lime's citrusy tang and the mint's cool, herbal notes, it promises to burst a tropical bliss!

Ingredients (5)

  • 2 oz. Captain Morgan White Rum
  • 0.75 oz. Lime Juice
  • 0.75 oz. Sugar Syrup
  • 2 oz. Soda Water
  • 10 Mint Leaves