Make and share this Zimbabwe Cookies recipe from Food.com.
- 10 tablespoons butter
- 1⁄4 cup sugar
- 1 tablespoon lemon zest
- 2 teaspoons ground nutmeg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1⁄4 cup honey
- 1 egg
- 1 cup shred raw sweet potato
- 2 1⁄2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 1⁄2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1⁄2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoons butter
- 4 teaspoons lemon juice
- 1 1⁄2 cups powdered sugar
- 2 tablespoons water
- Cream together butter and sugar in bowl. Blend in lemon zest, nutmeg, honey and egg. Fold in sweet potato.
- In separate bowl. sift flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
- Add it to the first mixture and blend well.
- Arrange cookie dough by rounded teaspoons on un-greased or wax-papered cookie sheet.
- Bake at 350 degrees for 7 minutes.
- To make glaze: Use wooden spoon or whisk to combine all ingredients in glass container until smooth.
- Add more water by the drop until glaze is easy to spread on cooled cookies.
hi they were very good but i have one question when do you put in the vanilla.