*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                         MEDIANYKY (HONEY COOKIES)
 
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 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies                          Ethnic
                 Holiday
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    4       c            Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
    1       t            Ground Cinnamon
      1/2   ts           Ground Cloves
      1/2   ts           Ground Ginger
      1/2   ts           Ground Nutmeg
    1       c            Powdered Sugar
    2       ts           Baking Powder
    2                    Extra Large Eggs
    1       c            Honey
    2       tb           Chopped Orange Peel
    1       lg           Egg -- Beaten With A Little
                         -Water For Glazing
   20                    Blanched Almonds
                         Coarse Sugar Crystals
 
   Sift the flour, spices, sugar, and baking powder
   together, blending well. Add the eggs, honey, and
   orange peel to make a soft dough.  On a floured work
   surface, roll out the dough to about 1/2-inch thick.
   Cut into shapes with cookie cutters, and place on a
   lightly greased or non-stick cookie sheet, brushing
   each one with the egg wash glaze.  Place 1/2 of an
   almond in the top center of each cookie and sprinkle
   with the sugar crystals. Bake in a preheated 350
   Degree F. oven until done, about 15 minutes.  Cool on
   wire racks and store in airtight tins.
  
 
 
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