Honey Cookies

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Appears in

The Times Calendar Cookbook

By Katie Stewart

Published 1977

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These are a cross between a little cake and a biscuit. Serve them plain with morning coffee or sandwiched with jam or butter cream for tea.


  • 200 g/8 oz self-raising flour
  • pinch salt


Sift the flour and salt on to a plate and set aside. Cream the butter and sugar together until pale and soft. Lightly mix the egg and vanilla essence, then gradually beat into the creamed mixture a little at a time. Beat in the honey. Add half the sifted flour to the mixture and, using a wooden spoon, work to a soft paste. Add the remaining flour and mix to a soft dough. Cover and chill in the