EASY Honey Cookies

My mother-in-law gave me this recipe. Considering that honey is really good for you and is one of the best and tastiest sweeteners you will ever use this is an awesome recipe. I am sure any cookie lover would be glad to try this!

Frequently Asked Questions Q: Why is it important to chill the cookie dough? A: Chilling the cookie dough is important because it makes the dough easier to handle and shape. It also helps the cookies to get the desired texture when baked, since the fat from the butter and sugar has time to solidify in the cold temperatures of the refrigerator.

Q: What other this recipe? A: The add-in’s you use in this recipe are only limited to your imagination. Feel free to add in nuts, dried fruits, or even peanut butter. Changing up the add-in’s will give each batch of cookies a unique flavor.

Q: How should I store my cookies? A: To keep your cookies fresh and delicious, store them in an air-tight container at room temperature.

Honey Cookies

Recipe by Addrecipes
3.2 from 38 votes
Course: Dessert, CookiesCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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Baking honey cookies is an age old favorite pass time. They are perfect for any festive occasion or just a nice treat for the family. Gathering all the ingredients and preheating your oven to 350 degrees, let’s get started on this delicious treat.


  • 3 eggs

  • 2 cups honey

  • 1/2 cup milk

  • 2 teaspoons baking soda

  • 4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon anise extract


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • Beat eggs well. Dissolve the baking soda with a little milk. Mix together the rest of the ingredients to make a soft dough.
  • Bake for 8 to 10 minutes. DO NOT OVER-BAKE. Frost with your favorite icing.

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