Honey “Sugar” Cookies

Many people claim to have the best sugar cookie recipe. What if yours actually had no processed sugar at all? Rich in taste but light in feel thanks to the all-natural sweetness of honey, these are the ideal blank canvas cookies – the perfect candidate for cutting into fun shapes and decorating for holidays and celebrations.

Yield 20-24 cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 2 hours depending on freezing time

  • 4 cups flour
  • 1.5 sticks unsalted room temperature butter
  • 16 oz Nature Nate’s pure honey
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
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Whisk butter in a mixing bowl on medium setting for two minutes until it is pale yellow and fluffy. Add in honey, egg, and vanilla extract, and mix for another minute or until well-combined.

In a separate bowl, sift the flour, baking powder, and salt. With the mixing bowl running on low, slowly add the flour mixture, one cup at a time, stopping to scrape down the side of the bowl halfway through. Divide the mixture in half, and wrap in plastic wrap, forming into two-inch-wide circular logs. Refrigerate for at least two hours or overnight.

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Unwrap dough, and roll out into ½-inch-thick circle. Cut into desired shape, and place one inch apart on a parchment lined baking sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until light gold in color. Remove from the oven, and transfer to a wire cookie rack to cool.

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