Honey-Soaked Cookies

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Diana Adcock

These are so good with good quality ice cream! Be prepared to lick your fingers! I make these at Easter time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Lightly grease 2 baking sheets.
  3. In a large bowl beat the oil and butter until creamy.
  4. Add 3/4 cup of sugar and continue beating until thoroughly combined.
  5. Stir in the orange juice and zest, mixing well.
  6. In a small bowl combine the baking powder, baking soda and 1 cup of the flour.
  7. Slowly add the flour mixture to the oil mixture incorporating well.
  8. Slowly stir in the remaining 3 cups flour, mixing well.
  9. The dough should be able to hold its shape.
  10. Shape by teaspoonfuls into ovals about 2 inches long and place on prepared baking sheets.
  11. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until cookies are firm and just lightly browned.
  12. Remove and cool on wire racks.
  13. Meanwhile in a small saucepan boil together the honey, sugar and orange liquor.
  14. Reduce heat to low.
  15. While syrup is gently simmering dip the cookie in for a moment or two, making sure all sides are covered.
  16. Remove with a slotted spoon and sprinkle immediately with the chopped walnuts.
  17. Dry on a wire rack.

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