3 cups all purpose flour

1/2 lb. butter or margarine

1 cup of sugar

 2 eggs

 3 tbs. sour cream

1 1/2 cup chocolate morsels (semi-sweet)

1 tsp. baking powder

1 tsp. baking soda

3 tsp. anise extract


Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

1. In a bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, sour cream and anise extract.

2. In a separate bowl, mix flour, baking powder, baking soda and chocolate morsels. Then add it to the butter mixture.

3. Mix the dough into a ball. If sticky, add a little more flour. Dough must be soft. Form six loaves and put on a greased cookie sheet.

4. Bake for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and slice into 1 inch wide toast slices. Return to oven for 7 minutes on each side. (total of 14 minutes)

Remove from oven and cool. Makes about 3 dozen.