DANI’S MOM’S SUGAR AND SPICE COOKIES
3/4 cup butter flavored Crisco shortening
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 egg
1/4 cup honey
- 2 cups flour
- 2 teaspoons baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon cloves
3/4 teaspoon ginger
- 2 cups powdered sugar
- 2 - 4 tablespoons milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 375o F (190o C).
Mix shortening, sugar, egg, and honey thoroughly.
Blend dry ingredients together.
Stir dry ingredients into shortening mixture.
Refrigerate dough for at least 1 hour.
Form dough into 1” - 2” balls.
Place 2” apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until slightly browned.
Let cool on cookie sheet 10 minutes.
Transfer to brown paper bags or parchment paper to cool completely.
When cool, top with thin layer of icing.
Make sure icing is completely set before storing cookies in airtight container. Makes about 4 to 5 dozen.