Italian Honey Balls

LINDA BAILEY

By
@miffed13

From Mr. Food. No Christmas or other traditional celebration would be complete without these candylike struffoli honey ball cookies.


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Rating:

Serves:

at least 30 balls

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
water
1/2 c
canola oil
1/4 tsp
salt
1 c
all-purpose flour
2
eggs
1/2 c
honey
1/2 c
sugar or splenda
1/8 tsp
ground cinnamon

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. In a medium sized saucepan bring water,oil and salt to a boil over high heat.Reduce heat to low and slowly stir in flour,beating with a wooden spoon until mixture forms a ball. Remove from heat.
2
Beat in eggs one at a time until well blended and smooth. Using a 1/2 teaspoon measuring spoon,form mixture into small balls and place on an ungreased cookie sheet. In a small saucepan, bring honey,sugar,and cinnamon to a boil over medium high heat.
3
Continue boiling until sugar is completely dissolved. Bake 25 to 30 minutes,or until golden. Set aside to cool slightly. Combine baked balls and honey mixture in a medium-sized bowl until balls are completely coated. Pile balls into a mound on a serving platter. Do not refrigerate.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Eggs, Cookies, Spreads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy