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honey refrigerator cookies

Recipe by
Mikekey *
Seattle, WA

This was a popular recipe during World War II when sugar was rationed. It uses a combination of honey and sugar. Prep time includes refrigeration time. These need to be started the day before baking.

yield 6 dozen
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For honey refrigerator cookies

  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    vegetable shortening
  • 1 lg
  • 2 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    chopped walnuts

How To Make honey refrigerator cookies

  • 1
    Cream together honey, sugar, and shortening. Beat in egg.
  • 2
    Add remaining ingredients and mix thoroughly.
  • 3
    Roll the dough into 2-inch diameter logs (length is up to you. Wrap in waxed paper and refrigerate for a day.
  • 4
    Preheat oven to 400F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • 5
    Slice cookies from logs about 1/4 inch thick and place on baking sheets.
  • 6
    Bake 10-12 minutes. Cool on wire rack.

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