Holidays With Honey – Decorated Cut-Out Cookies

These cookies ARE the BEST!!

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My favorite iced butter cookies come from The BonBonerie in Cincinnati. Aren’t they beautiful?? And they taste every bit as good as they look…

Yes, they deliver!  (Place your orders by December 15th…)

But if you’d rather try your hand at making these beautiful cookies at home (using honey, of course!), below is the converted recipe.  The BonBonerie uses all sugar, but I think mine taste a little bit better. My decorations pale in comparison however.  

Honey Butter Cookies

Cream 3 minutes:

1 lb (4 sticks) unsalted butter

1 cup granulated sugar (or 2 cups, if you aren’t using honey)

Beat in:

1 cup honey

2 large eggs

2 tsp pure vanilla

Sift and add one cup at a time:

1 tsp baking powder

1 tsp salt

5 cups all purpose flour

Do not overmix dough.

Note: This recipe requires a stand mixer.

Chill the dough before rolling…

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