Chocolate dipped cookies on wire cooling rack

Honey & spice cookies

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Prep: 30 mins Cook: 12 mins plus chilling

Easy

Makes approx 35

More than just gingerbread, these Christmas cookies have our special festive spice mix and are dipped in dark chocolate. Get the kids involved in baking them

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per cookie

  • kcal103
  • fat0g
  • saturates5g
  • carbs3g
  • sugars13g
  • fibre4g
  • protein1g
  • salt0.2g
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Ingredients

  • 400g plain flour
  • 200g butter
    Butter

    Butter

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  • 1 beaten egg
    Eggs

    Egg

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  • 2 tbsp festive spice, see our recipe
  • 100g golden caster sugar
  • 2 tbsp honey
    Honey

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  • ½ tsp cream of tartar
  • melted dark chocolate
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    Dark chocolate

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Method

  1. Rub the butter into the flour in a large bowl until you have fine crumbs. Stir in the beaten egg, our festive spice, golden caster sugar, honey and cream of tartar. Stir unil a soft dough forms, then wrap in cling film and chill for 20-30 mins.

  2. Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Roll out the dough, cut into festive shapes and bake for 10-12 mins on lined baking trays. Dip in melted dark chocolate, if you like.

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