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I am one of those rare people that enjoys coffee and tea… depending on circumstances. Morning? Definitely coffee… helps jump start my day. Bedtime? A hot steamy cup of tea with a little honey… guaranteed to make me drowsy. Breakfast foods? Coffee. Looking at these cookies, I’d say… tea! And if they taste half as good as they look, I’m sure they’ll become a favorite. These cookies were brought to us by Julie, from Payne Family Fun blog. Make sure you stop by her blog for a visit. Thanks, Julie!
This is one of my husband’s favorites from his childhood. I love to surprise him with a batch. The dough is great to work with and you don’t even have to refrigerate it before rolling them it in the sugar. This is also a great recipe for people want a little change from chocolate. I hope you enjoy them!
¾ cup butter flavored shortening
1 cup sugar
¼ cup honey
1 beaten egg
2 ¼ cups flour
¼ teaspoon salt
1 ½ teaspoon cinnamon
1 ½ teaspoon baking soda
1 ½ teaspoon baking powder
Form into small balls and roll in sugar. (I use a small cookie scoop.)
Bake at 350° for 8 to 9 minutes.
Let cool on pan for 1 to 3 minutes before moving to cooling rack.
(For even better flavor I fill part of my ¾ measuring cup with real butter and then finish it off with shortening.)