Honey & Spice Cookies

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Honey & Spice Cookies
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Recipe type: Cookies
Serves: 24
  • 125g butter
  • ½ cup (85g) brown sugar
  • ½ cup (170g) honey
  • 1 teaspoon mixed spice
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 1 teaspoon boiling water
  • 1¾ cups plain flour
  1. Preheat oven to 180C, place butter, sugar, honey and spices into a small saucepan over a low heat cook until melted, stirring occasionally
  2. dissolve bicarb soda with hot water and add to butter mixture, stir to combine
  3. add to flour and mix until combined, if mixture feels too runny and needs a little more flour, add a tablespoon or so and continue mixing
  4. place a spoonful of mixture onto lined tray and flatten slightly, allowing room to spread
  5. bake for about 10-12 minutes until slightly golden around the edges

1 cup icing sugar
2 tablespoons honey
1/2 teaspoon mixed spice


make icing by mixing icing sugar, honey and mixed spice together until smooth, add a touch of hot water if mixture is too thick
ice slightly cooled cookies and watch them disappear!




  • Oh, I've been waiting all day for these – and they certainly look deliciously worth the wait. Guess what I'm baking on the weekend? x

  • Mmmm they sound and look delicious. Thank you for another delicious recipe to make Cathie.xo

  • Yuuuuuuuuum!!

  • Yum! They look a bit like the honey jumbles I made a few weeks ago, nice and spicy.

  • yummo! I am sitting at my desk in the office drooling over your bikkies, not a good look!! I have had enough for today and cant wait to get out of here, go home, cook a hearty sweet potato shepherds pie and put my feet up.

  • Yum, brown sugar and honey..Double yum

  • mmmm, these look just scrummy! Another m.e recipe to add to the must bake list!

  • TK

    Yummy scrummy these look like a must try recipe – again many thanks…I am wondering if they will go with your superb Chai recipe from Monday!! Ahh but you won't know because you don't eat your baking!!!!

  • KIM

    oh my…… YUM! look at the drip on the front cookie! my mouth is all watery now. those look so fantastic! :KIM

  • So so very tempting. The perfect accompaniment to a warm pot of tea on a winter's night. Have a lovely week. Melinda xo

  • Yummy, and no mixer required, maybe I could even do them, ( if I had flour in my house..) thanks Cathie!

  • Oh how I wish I was having one of them with my cup of tea right now! On the list for next week's baking. Thank you! Lisa x

  • Hi Cathie!

    Thanks for your lovely visit to my blog – feel better already 😉

    This bickies look divine. And easy too! Perfect. I bet they smell nice – maybe something good for Christmas too.


  • Mixed spice, cinnamon and honey – I am loving these Cathie! Mmmmm!!!

  • Ingredients question: does your Mixed Spice made up of cinammon + nutmeg? Our stores don't carry it, so I'm improvising.

  • Now these are definately delicious.I didnt even try them but I know for sure they are.Oh my they look just tooo good.I can smell then through the air;) For sure they remind me of greek sweets,of which im always baking at Christmas time.OPA!

    Happy Thursday cathie!

  • Yummo….I plan a weekend in the kitchen…so these may be one of the sweets I am off to make…thanks for these..hugs for a great day. xoxoxo

  • mmm those just look too perfect to eat!

  • Your pictures are always so so great, Cathie. Pure deliciousness!
    This morning i could not comment but this evening as I sit here on my brown couch, a big big cup of tea next to me and my friendly shine silver friend, called MAC, on top of me, I can. So so glad!
    Wishing you a lovely morning, a great afternoon and a sweet evening. xx

  • hummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm, you are making hungry again Cathie!Bon weekend!xx

  • Yumo! I am definitely giving them a go. Thanks

  • I am sitting here having my cup of tea and one of them would be so nice right now………..oh well a mint slice will have to suffice:)

  • Ditto Angelique! These look really good. Have a great weekend Cathie 🙂

  • What a perfect treat Cathie!…a good cuppa tea and we're set!…these look yummy…have a weekend full of Sunshine…smile on Rosie

  • Yummo – thanks for sharing – I might make these with the Little Mister tomorrow! Hope you're having a great weekend! Nic

  • yummy! these look great, and i like your pretty, new banner pic 🙂

  • hey there,
    hope you had a good weekend. thanks for the comment on my blog. regarding the deoderent recipe, it works! i cant believe it, i had to add some more oil to soften it up, i posted the updated recipe. i buy my essential oils and butters from val. she has quality items at very reasonable prices, and she sells small amounts.
    here is her website: http://www.mcccottagecrafts.com/

  • Have I told you yet? Your blog is like a big squeezing hug from a good friend?

  • one please… and another please. these look so very good,my friend.
    these and a cup of tea… perfection.

  • thank you for stopping by my blog and entering my giveaway! you have a LOVELY blog yourself and these cookies look delish! i will have to try making these sometime!!

  • you know how i said there's only so much temptation one girl can take? well, apparently, one can take more. lol.

    thanks for sharing this recipe.
    thinking of you!

  • I just finished making these and they're really really good! And I could even do it while my 18 month old 'helped'! Though you can't see the kitchen floor at the moment… Oh, well, pack up the cupboards time now!!

    Thanks for the recipe 🙂