Honey Sugar Cookies
  • 1 cup vegetable shortening
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 Tbs. vanilla bean paste (optional)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1½ tsp. cornstarch
  • ½ tsp. salt
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Line sheet pan with parchment paper.
  3. In the bowl of an electric stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat the shortening, sugar, honey, and vanilla paste and extract until light and fluffy.
  4. Add in the egg and egg yolk and mix until incorporated.
  5. In a separate bowl mix the flour, baking powder, cornstarch, and salt together.
  6. Add it to the mixer and carefully mix until the dough comes together.
  7. Instead of using flour, use confectioners sugar to roll out the dough. Roll the dough out thinly and cut out shapes using your favorite cookie cutter. Transfer shapes to parchment lined baking sheet and bake for 7-9 minutes until the edges are lightly brown. Allow to cool completely before enjoying! *These cookies freeze well.
Recipe by Lil' Miss Cakes at https://lilmisscakes.com/2012/honey-sugar-cookies