Honey Spice Biscuits or Christmas Medenki Cookies
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These roll and cut cookies have a sweet honey and holiday spice flavor, and are meant to be served around Christmas.
Serves: about 80 cookies
  • 3¾ to 4½ cups (400 to 500 grams) all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups (250 grams) powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger (optional)
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Pinch ground cloves
  • Pinch salt
  • ⅓ cup (120 grams) honey
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 egg white (optional)
  1. Preheat your oven to 425ºF (220 C) and line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together 3¾ cups flour, powdered sugar, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, cloves, and salt.
  3. Add the honey and 3 eggs, and stir until well combined and a dough forms. Add more flour as needed to get a workable dough.
  4. Roll the dough out on a lightly floured surface to about 1 centimeter thick. Cut out shapes with cookie cutters and carefully transfer them to your prepared baking sheets.
  5. Bake until golden. (Unfortunately, Magdelana didn't give a time! I would check in starting at 8 minutes.)
  6. Optionally beat the egg white until stiff, and then brush it over the cookies while still warm.
  7. Decorate as desired.
Recipe by Go Dairy Free at https://www.godairyfree.org/recipes/honey-spice-biscuits-medenki-cookies