Products of the Hive

Icebox Honey Cookies

Ingredients:
1-1/2 cups shortening
2 cups packed brown sugar
2 eggs
1/2 cup honey
1 teaspoon lemon extract
4-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions:
In a large bowl, cream shortening and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in honey and extract. Combine the remaining ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.

Shape into two 12-in. rolls; wrap each in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm.
Unwrap and cut into 1/4-in. slices. Place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 325° for 12-14 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 8 dozen.

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