Honey cookies

SONY DSC

Think of a delicious butter cookie flavored with honey and cinnamon. Maybe having it with a warm cup of tea.  These are really unique. This recipe was in the very first cook book I ever owned when I was about 10. I did change the amount of honey because I wanted less sweetness. I also use less cinnamon.

There are some recipes where salted or unsalted butter really changes the flavor. This is one. I highly recommend unsalted butter.

Many cookies I mix by hand. This one never. The butter really needs to be just slightly colder than room temperature. Whipping the butter/sugar/honey/egg in a food processor is the best way to go. If the butter is melted or too soft, these will be flat.

Also, the orginal recipe is a drop cooking. Rolling it into balls just makes it prettier.

Drop version:

91D5278B-9A78-4EA7-ABFD-1B90A3660CBC

Rolled into balls:

FD68AC83-35F0-4B12-865F-BF01C708307E

 

Makes 36 cookies.

1/2 cup soft unsalted butter

1/2 cup dark brown sugar

1/4 cup honey

1 egg

1 1/2 cups flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

 

Blend the butter, honey, and brown sugar in a food processor. Add the egg and pulse as little as possible until mixed. Remove the contents of the food processor and add dry ingredients. Stir until combined. Portion 1-2 teaspoon size balls. Roll between hands for smooth edges. Place the cookies on and ungreased sheet and bake at 375 degrees for 7-9 minutes. Allow them to cool for 2-3 minutes before removing them from the pan.

F055867E-60DA-43BC-A5DF-B6CF185B789F

Advertisements

3 Comments Add yours

  1. fvpt08@yahoo.com says:

    Those look so yummy! Let’s make those together over Thanksgiving.

    Like

    1. You should try them! Let me know what you think

      Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s