Mix well first 7 ingredients. Add butter and shortening and mix with pastry blender as if making pie crust. Add eggs and honey, continue to mix until all is well blended (sometimes using your hands is easier.) Drop by large teaspoons on greased sheet. Bake at 350 F about 8-10 minutes. remove from oven while still puffed up. Let cool slightly before removing from sheet.
Yields 6 dozen cookiesMarge Nemeth.