Christmas honey cookies

Frosted honey Christmas cookies

A Christmas cookie recipe made with honey and frosting with honey buttercream.


  • 1/2 cup butter, at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 1/4 cup whole wheat pastor flour, or all-purpose
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

honey frosting

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon heavy cream


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • In a stand mixer, cream together the butter, sugar, and honey for the cookies.
  • Add in the honey, mix to combine, then add in the egg.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients. Slowly add them into the sugar and butter mixture.
  • Refrigerate the dough for 10 minutes before baking for best results.
  • Spoon out by heaping tablespoonfuls onto a parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake for 12-15 minutes.
  • Let cool for 5 minutes then transfer to a wire rack to further cool.

for the honey frosting

  • While the cookies are cooling, cream together the butter and honey in a stand mixer. Slowly add in the powdered sugar. Continue to whip the frosting until its light. And the heavy cream at the end.
  • Fill a pastry bag or plastic bag with an end cut off. Pipe the frosting out onto the cookies and quickly garnish with sprinkles before the frosting sets.

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