Honey spice drop cookies

Yield: 36 cookies

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Honey
½ cup Shortening
2¼ cup Sifted all-purpose flour
¼ teaspoon Allspice
¼ teaspoon Cloves
¼ teaspoon Cinnamon
1 teaspoon Soda

Boil honey and shortening together for 1 minute. Cool and add dry ingredients, sifted together. Cool dough in the refrigerator until firm. You can either drop it by teaspoons on a lightly greased baking sheet, or shape into a roll and slice. Bake at 350 F. for 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from pans immediately.

Dill writes: "These are so easy to make that I fill the cookie jar with them often. You can use freshly ground spices instead of the canned ones, you'll see a big difference." From Candace Dill/Waterloo, IA in "The Kitchen Table: Where Herbs and Spices Make a Difference" column in "The Herb Companion." Oct./Nov.

1988, Vol. 1 (premiere issue). Pg. 40. Posted by Cathy Harned.

From: Cathy Harned Date: 10-25-94 Submitted By GAIL SHIPP On 12-09-95

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