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Honey Cookies


  • 500g plain flour
  • 200g margarine 
  • 200g caster sugar 
  • 350g honey
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon of ground ginger


1) Preheat the oven to 180c / 170c fan assisted or Gas mark 4.

2) Melt the margarine, honey and sugar in a pan slowly over a medium heat and allow to cool.

3) Mix together the eggs, vanilla extract, bi carbonate of soda and ginger. Gradually add this to the cooled honey mixture and stir.

4) Slowly beat in the plain flour and stir well.

5) Drop teaspoon size balls of mixture onto a baking tray, approx 5cm apart. Bake for 12 - 15 minutes until golden brown.

Makes approx 24 cookies.