How to make it

  • In a saucepan, bring honey to a boil.
  • Remove from the heat; cool to room temperature.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine honey and sugars.
  • Mix well.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Combine the flour, cinnamon, baking soda, cloves and allspice. Gradually add to honey mixture.
  • Stir in nuts, citron and lemon peel (mixture will be thick).
  • Press into a greased 15 inch x 10-inch x 1 inch baking pan.
  • Bake at 350°F for 20-28 minutes or until top springs back with lightly touched.
  • Meanwhile, combine the confectioners' sugar, milk and vanilla.
  • Mix well.
  • Spread over bars while warm.
  • Immediately cut into bars.
  • Decorate with cherries and citron.
  • Cool in pan on a wire rack.
  • Makes 12
  • From Taste of Home

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    " It was excellent "
    henrie ate it and said...
    I agree, this looks and sounds so good, love these cookies. You got my 5 and I flagged them as beautiful also. Thanks for sharing your recipe.
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  • annieamie 10 years ago
    What a great recipe, Chacha! Thanks so much for posting!
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  • invisiblechef 10 years ago
    I'm a spice girl, and I love honey so I just know this is going to be good, I'm going to omit some of the suger though, that's about it :) thanks so much.
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    " It was excellent "
    rosemaryblue ate it and said...
    Great recipe. Love these wonderful little goodies!
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  • wolfpackjack 10 years ago
    Nice post... thanks...dave
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    " It was excellent "
    lunasea ate it and said...
    This is a great cookie. My mom used to make them every year for Christmas and we loved them. Great post - thanks!
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