Medenjaci - Croatian Honey Spice Cookies

Ingredients

250g butter
180g Demerara sugar
250g honey
3 eggs
1 tsp baking soda
2 tsp ground cinnamon
½ tsp ground cloves
½ tsp ground nutmeg
½ tsp powdered ginger
300g all-purpose flour
100g whole wheat flour
350g cake flour (soft flour)
10-12 whole walnut kernels, divided into quarters

Preparation

1
Heat the butter, sugar and honey, stirring constantly, over low heat until the sugar and butter have melted completely. Set aside to cool (10 minutes).
2
Lightly whisk the eggs.
3
Mix and combine baking soda, spices, all-purpose, whole wheat and cake flour.
4
Add the lightly beaten eggs, flour and spices to the melted honey, sugar and butter mixture. Mix and combine to obtain smooth and soft dough.
5
Cover the dough with foil and leave in a cool place for 1-3 days.
6
Then divide and roll the dough into long rolls 1.5 cm in diameter, cut them into smaller rolls. Shape each roll into a walnut sized ball.
7
Place the dough balls, few centimetres apart from each other, on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or a silicon sheet. Insert, only halfway, a quarter of the walnut kernel at the top of each cookie.
8
Bake the cookies in the oven at 190°C for 10-12 minutes. Cool and store in an airtight container.

 



About

Perfect, traditional Christmas cookies ful of flavor. Not too sweet, easy to make and easy to store for a week or two.

Yield:

45-55 cookies

Added:

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 11:36am

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