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Refrigerator Spice Cookies Recipe


1/4 c Honey
1/2 c Soy margarine
1/2 c Light molasses
2 c Unbleached white flour
1/4 c Ground almonds
1/2 ts Grated orange peel
1 ts Ground cinnamon
1/2 ts Ground ginger
1/2 ts Ground nutmeg
1/4 ts Ground cardamom
1/2 ts Baking soda
Vegetable cooking spray

In a small pot over medium heat, combine honey, margarine, molasses &
bring to a boil. Remove from heat & let cool for 3 minutes.

While mixture is cooling, combine remaining ingredients in a large
bowl. Stir in honey mixture until well combined. Divide dough into 4
equal pieces & roll each piece into a log. Wrap each log in plastic
wrap & refrigerate 2 or 3 hours or overnight.

Preheat oven to 375F. Lightlky coat a non-stick baking sheet (why if
it's non-stick would one have to do this?) with cooking spray & set

Lightly flour work surface. Roll each log into a thin dough about
1/8" thick. Cut into shapes with cookie cutters. Transfer to baking
sheet & bake for 5 minutes or until firm. Cool on wire cooling racks.

Makes 4 dozen.

"Vegetarian Times", December, 1993