Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

Different from the "cookies" we are used to making. Seems like a bit of work, but my neighbor makes them and they are yummy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. In mixing bowl, beat cooking oil and butter until blended; beat in sugar.
  3. Add orange juice, baking powder and baking soda, mix well.
  4. Gradually add flour to make a soft dough.
  5. With clean hands, shape dough into 2-inch ovals. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden.
  6. Cool about 2 minutes and remove to a wire rack.
  7. Meanwhile, in a saucepan, combine the 3/4 cup sugar, honey and 1/2 cup water, bring to a boil. Gently boil, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  8. Dip the COOLED cookies into the warm syrup.
  9. Sprinkle immediately with the finely chopped walnuts.
  10. Return to wire rack to set.
Most Helpful

The texture is simular to shortbread cookies. They tasted good. I used the extra syrup in a tiny bowl for extra dipping. The cookies are a bit dry inside like shortbread cookies.

Dasha September 27, 2007

Oh Yum!! I liked these cookies both before and after the dipping process. Light buttery flavor and I thought they were really easy to make. My dough is soft but was easy to work with. I only managed 2 dozen cookies, I must have formed they too big. Thanks!

Kim127 June 17, 2007

Delicious! A little time consuming but worth every minute.They dough is very crumbly to work with but don't worry the end result is a cookie that is pretty firm. Make sure you chop the walnuts very fine- they stick better and are prettier that way. I didn't follow directions (my mistake) and I rolled the cookies in the nuts instead of sprinkling them. Thanks Parsley for the great recipe!

cookiedog June 09, 2007