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Hard Honey Cookies

Yield about 3 dozen


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • Dash of salt
  • 1/42 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds

How to Make It

  1. Combine sugar and honey in a large mixing bowl, beating well. Add egg, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, and salt; beat well.

  2. Dissolve soda in water; add to honey mixture, stirring well. Stir in flour and almonds.

  3. Press dough evenly into a greased and floured 13- x 9- x 2- inch baking pan. Bake at 350° for 20 to 25 minutes. Cut into 3- x 1-inch bars. Remove cookies to wire racks to cool completely.

  4. Note: Cookies may be stored 3 to 4 weeks in a cake tin with an apple to mellow.

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