Honey and Spice Cookies

Honey and Spice Cookies

Honey and Spice Cookies
Loaded with warm spices—allspice, ginger, cloves, and cinnamon—sweetened with honey, and packed with hazelnuts, these are the only holiday cookies you'll need. Get the recipe for Honey and Spice Cookies »Anders Schonnemann

Loaded with warm spices—allspice, ginger, cloves, and cinnamon—sweetened with honey, and packed with hazelnuts, these cookies make a holiday worthy dessert all on their own; or make a wonderfully crisp accompaniment to ice cream.

Honey and Spice Cookies
Loaded with warm spices—allspice, ginger, cloves, and cinnamon—sweetened with honey, and packed with hazelnuts, these are the only holiday cookies you'll need.
Yield: makes 4 dozen
Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 12 tbsp. unsalted butter, softened
  • 12 cup packed (4 oz.) muscovado sugar
  • 2 tbsp. honey
  • 1 12 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger
  • 12 tsp. ground allspice
  • 12 tsp. ground cloves
  • 2 cups (9 oz.) all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
  • 13 cup finely chopped hazelnuts
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt

Instructions

  1. Heat the oven to 375°. Using a hand mixer on medium speed, beat together butter, sugar, honey, and spices until fluffy. Add flour, hazelnuts, and salt; beat on low speed until just combined. Scrape the dough onto a floured work surface, flatten until 14 inch thick, and cut out cookies using a 2-inch-round cutter. Transfer the rounds to baking sheets and bake until golden on the bottom, about 8 minutes.