Honey Cookies


  • 225g Ioway Bee Farm honey
  • 225g sugar
  • 225g butter
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 570g plain flour
  • 1 tsp ground cloves heaped
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 tsp ginger


  1. Melt the honey, sugar, butter and water. Cool.
  2. Sift the flour, soda and spices into a mixing bowl.
  3. Add the melted mixture and stir thoroughly.
  4. Let stand overnight.
  5. The dough will harden, knead well after standing.
  6. Roll out dough onto a floured surface.
  7. Using Christmas shapes, cut out biscuits.
  8. Place on a greased tray and bake at 180C for 15 minutes until golden brown.
  9. Biscuits will be soft out of the oven, but will harden on cooling.