Honey Drops

Honey Drops

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"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."
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servings 112 cals
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Original recipe yields 30 servings



  • Calories:
  • 112 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 4.9 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.3g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 19 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 106 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease baking sheets.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.



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 mor...

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!

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 som...

Had a ton of honey from a great year and came across this recipe. It needs something, but not sure of what. Maybe rolled in something before baking? If you need a simple, bland cookie that won...

LOVE this recipe! I made them for Rosh Hashanah this year and they were such a big hit that I am making them again for holiday cookie exchanges. I am going to use cookie cutters this time to g...

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