1 egg plus 1 tsp water (beaten together for egg wash
Preheat your oven to 325*F
Combine the sugar, baking powder,margarine & eggs. Blend in the entire bottle of extract and then the flour, one cup at a time.
Spoon the dough onto a greased cookie sheet to form two logs 1 1/2 inches wide by 1 inch high. To shape the logs, wet your hands & pat the top & sides of the dough. Brush the logs with egg wash & bake for 20 min.
Remove them from the oven & cut the logs diagonally into slices 1 inch thick to produce cookies. Turn each cookie on its side& rebake at the same temperature for 15 min.
(May substitute 1 ounce (2 Tblsp.) of vanilla, almond, orange or rum extract for the anise.