Total Time
Prep 12 mins
Cook 8 mins

My Mother made these back in the 50's. They have a spicey flavor, and smell wonderful baking during the holidays. These are crispy cookies and fun to decorate.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. mix together thoroughly shortening brown sugar egg and honey.
  2. stir in flour and spices.
  3. chill dough for 30 min.
  4. roll out 1/4 inch thick cut into desired shapes.
  5. place 1 inch apart on lightly greased baking sheet.
  6. bake at 375 for 8 to 10 minutes.
  7. Cool, frost or decorate as desired.

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