Honey Drops4 Reviews
“Mace and honey team up for an unusual, terrific flavor twosome in this recipe. These cookies taste best if you give them about a week in the cookie jar to mellow.” - by tawonda
Original recipe yields 5 dozen
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease baking sheets.
- In a medium bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Gradually blend in the egg yolk, orange zest, and honey. Sift together the flour, baking powder, salt, and mace; stir into the creamed mixture.
- Drop cookie dough by teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto the prepared cookie sheet. Flatten cookies with a fork dipped in flour. Brush lightly with egg white. Bake for 10 to 14 minutes in the preheated oven. Cool on wire racks after removing from oven.
Amount Per Serving (30 total)
- 112 cal
- 4.9 g
- 16.3 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (4)Rate This Recipe
"FYI The following is from The Cook's Thesaurus: mace Notes: This is the lacy wrapping that covers nutmeg when it's plucked from the tree. Its flavor is similar to nutmeg, but slightly more bitt..." See moreer. It's usually sold already ground, but you can sometimes find blades of mace that you can grind yourself. Substitutes: nutmeg (sweeter and milder than mace) OR allspice OR pumpkin pie spice OR cinnamon OR ginger."
"Very good! I didn't have orange zest or mace, so I left the orange out and used Old Bay instead. We liked these a lot! Thanks!..." See more"
"So, I made these with almond flour instead of regular to make them more low-carb. They spread out more than they probably should have, but the taste! so good! The orange/honey/mace combo is something..." See more really special and different. I think these are a great Christmas cookie, with clementines in season and all."
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