Honey Bees

Honey Bees

Honey Bees


Makes 2 dozen cookies


3/4 cup shortening
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup honey
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup cornmeal
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
Yellow and black decorating icings or gels, gummy fruit and decors


  1. Beat shortening, sugar and honey in large bowl at medium speed of electric mixer until fluffy. Add egg and vanilla; mix until well blended. Combine flour, cornmeal, baking powder and salt in medium bowl. Add to shortening mixture; mix at low speed until well blended. Shape dough into disc. Wrap in plastic wrap; refrigerate 2 hours or overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 375°F. Divide dough into 24 equal sections. Shape each section into oval-shaped ball. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  3. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool 2 minutes on cookie sheets. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
  4. Decorate cookies with icings, gummy fruit and decors to resemble honey bees.

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