is native to the East Indies and was very popular from the
fifteenth to the nineteenth century. Dough may be cut into
mini-star shapes for a holiday cookie or into animal shapes for
a perfect healthy cookie for kids.
cups whole-wheat flour
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup dark brown sugar
1/3 cup clover honey
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup whole milk
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
In a medium bowl, mix the whole-wheat flour, all-purpose
baking powder, cinnamon and nutmeg.
2. In a large bowl,
cream butter and brown sugar with a wooden
Stir in honey, vanilla and milk, then dry ingredients.
3. Refrigerate the
dough for half an hour. Flour a large
breadboard and then roll dough to a
4. Cut into desired
shapes with cookie cutters. Sprinkle
with sugar and nutmeg. Bake in
oven for 10 minutes.
2 large gift bags