Recipe By Melody
Published Jun 19th
Prep 20m Cook 10m Additional 8h Ready In 8h 30m
Servings 36 cookies Calories 87.4

These sugar cookies with honey are perfect for rolling and for cookie cutters. Frost if desired.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Sift together flour, baking soda, and salt in a bowl. Set aside.
  2. 2 Beat butter in a bowl using an electric mixer until creamy. Add sugar and continue beating. Pour in egg, honey, and lemon juice; mix well. Add flour mixture and mix dough until blended.
  3. 3 Wrap dough in wax paper and chill in the refrigerator, 8 hours to overnight.
  4. 4 When ready to bake, preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  5. 5 Roll dough on a lightly floured work surface using a lightly floured rolling pin to desired thickness. Cut into shapes using cookie cutters of your choice. Place cookies 1 inch apart on the prepared baking sheets.
  6. 6 Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, 8 to 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 87.4
  • Carbohydrate 14.7 g
  • Cholesterol 11.3 mg
  • Fat 2.8 g
  • Fiber 0.3 g
  • Protein 1.3 g
  • Saturated Fat 1.7 g
  • Sodium 70.1 mg
  • Sugar 6.7 g


  1. This recipe was exactly what I needed. I had purchased a beehive cookie cutter for an event and wanted to use a honey-based recipe for the cookies I'd cut with it. I did have to roll them a little thicker than one might normally due to the depth of the detail on the cutter, which - Read more ...

Add review

We use cookies and similar methods to recognize visitors and remember their preferences. We also use them to measure ad campaign effectiveness, target ads and analyze site traffic. Learn more