Chocolate dipped cookies on wire cooling rack

Honey & spice cookies

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Prep: 30 mins Cook: 12 mins plus chilling


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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  • 400g plain flour
  • 200g butter



    Butter is a dairy product made from separating whole milk or cream into fat and…

  • 1 beaten egg



    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition packed with protein and a…

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



    Honey is made by bees from the nectar they collect from flowers. Viscous and fragrant, it's…

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

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  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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8th Nov, 2019
Hello, how long do these keep? I'm looking for a recipe to make biscuits for my advent calendar, but I'm concerned with how long in advance I can bake them. thanks for your help
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10th Nov, 2019
Thanks for your question. We'd suggest gingerbread biscuits as the best option. Here is a recipe for a biscuit advent calendar:
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