Honey Cookies

Total Time:
3 hr
Prep:
2 hr 35 min
Cook:
25 min

Yield:
approximately 4 dozen

Ingredients
Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine ingredients in this order: Cream the margarine and sugar with an electric mixer. Add eggs, 6 tablespoons of honey, and 1 teaspoon vanilla and blend until smooth with the mixer. Into this mixture, add flour and baking soda. Mix into a thick dough. Chill dough until firm, preferably in freezer, approximately 2 hours. Pull off small pieces and roll into 1-inch balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes.

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    These were great. I was skeptical at first, but I followed the suggestions and put in twice the amount of honey (3/4 cup, and baked it for the full 15 minutes until the edges were just slightly brown. I also used butter because I don't have any margarine. I have no idea why the recipe demands that you freeze it for two hours, a half hour in the freezer would do the trick.They're snickerdoodle-y in texture, and they taste great. Like honey. Make them, and try not to eat all of them at once. 
     
    As a sidenote, I halved the recipe and that made 40 cookies.
    Definitely agree with everyone else on the post. I think these cookies are scrumptious and easy to make. They are chewy and the taste of honey truly brings the best out of these little guys. I think my boyfriend and roommates will really enjoy the simplicity and cuteness of these honey cookies!
    These were nice and soft and chewy. Definetly need a glass of milk with them though. Don't skimp on the honey but I did use half the butter they called for and they turned out just fine!
    I made these for my son's first grade class. They had a "honey tasting" and his teacher knows I love to bake, so she asked me to bake something with lots of honey. I read the review which said they'd doubled the amount of honey, but since I was baking for kids, I was afraid to go that far, so I used 10 tblsp of honey. I think I would have been ok with 12 tblsp. With 10 tblsp, I could taste the honey, but I think a little more would have been even better. They were incredibly moist, and were so very yummy! They were a hit wth the kids, the teacher, and the other parents. I had made two batches of dough, and took the rest of the cookies to church a couple of days later. They went so fast it was funny!
    I make these cookies all of the time. They stay moist and chewy and the honey gives them such a great flavor. I live at a high altitude and have a hard time baking. These cookies always turn out great. I don't chill the batter, they just go straight into the oven.
    The cookies turned out all right, the taste is just a bit bland...perhaps could be perked up with a dusting of powdered sugar.
    I absolutely loved these cookies! I love anything with honey and had yet to try a honey cookie. These were perfect. Since I loved honey I decided to double the amount of honey in the recipe which made the honey taste slightly stronger and the cookies very moist. Will definitely make these again
    This cookie is now my childrens favorite! It is very soft, not too sweet and stays that way for days. Sometimes I add a little cinnamon for a change. Thank you so much for sharing this recipe!
    I made honey cookies a couple of years ago, and they were great. I lost the recipe, and these tasted just like the ones I remember!
    I made these cookies after my mom was telling me about the honey cookies she had growing up that her grandmother made. No one could find the receipe! I found this one and she said it tasted jsut like she remembered. My neighbor made sure to come get her share too when she smelled them baking!
    After I watched the honey cookie episode on TV, I was so excited about making these cookies and could hardly wait for an occasion to try them. I expected chewy, flavorful cookies. Especially because this recipe is a little time intensive. Instead, the cookies were very bland and not especially chewy (I would describe them as dry, and I know when to pull cookies from the oven for chewy results). They reminded me of plain sugar cookies. If you have a young child not used to sugar, or if you love carob, you might enjoy these.
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