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  • Serves: 12 Servings

Medianyky (Honey Cookies)

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Category: Russian, Cookies, Christmas

 Ingredients List

  • 4 c Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 ts Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/2 ts Ground Cloves
  • 1/2 ts Ground Ginger
  • 1/2 ts Ground Nutmeg
  • 1 c Powdered Sugar
  • 2 ts Baking Powder
  • 2 Extra Large Eggs
  • 1 c Honey
  • 2 tb Chopped Orange Peel
  • 1 lg Egg; Beaten With A Little
  • -Water For Glazing
  • 20 Blanched Almonds
  • Coarse Sugar Crystals


Sift the flour, spices, sugar, and baking powder together, blending well.
Add the eggs, honey, and orange peel to make a soft dough. On a floured
work surface, roll out the dough to about 1/2-inch thick. Cut into shapes
with cookie cutters, and place on a lightly greased or non-stick cookie
sheet, brushing each one with the egg wash glaze. Place 1/2 of an almond
in the top center of each cookie and sprinkle with the sugar crystals.
Bake in a preheated 350 Degree F. oven until done, about 15 minutes. Cool
on wire racks and store in airtight tins.

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