makes 3 dozen
Honey and spice cookies.
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon nutmeg
½ cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ cup honey
1-1/2 tablespoons chopped candied orange peel
Preheat oven to 350F.
Lightly grease cookie sheets or line with parchment paper.
Sift the flour, spices, sugar, and baking powder together set aside.
Beat eggs, honey, and candied orange peel.
Gradually add the dry ingredients.
Roll out dough between two pieces of wax paper until ¼" in thickness.
Carefully remove the top sheet of wax paper.
Cut into shapes with cookie cutters and place on a cookie sheets about 1-1/2" apart.
Brush tops with beaten egg.
Place a few almond slivers on the top of each cookie.
Sprinkle with the sugar crystals.
Bake 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.
Transfer to wire racks to cool.
Lauren says: This cookie was difficult to make but worth it. It isn’t as sweet as American cookies, so the taste is hard to get used to if you’re not European. Overall, I’d give it three stars.