These honey cookies are a delicious treat that is perfect for any occasion. They are soft, chewy, and have the perfect balance of sweetness from the honey. The warm spices and nutty flavor make these cookies irresistible! This recipe makes about 2 dozen cookies, and they are sure to become a favorite in your household.

Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 25 minutes | Serves: 24 cookies


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a mixing bowl, cream together the butter, honey, and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Beat in the egg and vanilla extract until well combined.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  5. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until a dough forms.
  6. Roll the dough into small balls and place them on the prepared baking sheet.
  7. Flatten the balls slightly with the back of a fork.
  8. Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until the edges are golden brown.
  9. Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
  10. Enjoy your delicious honey cookies!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 120 || Total Fat: 5g || Carbohydrates: 18g || Protein: 2g || Fiber: 1g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. The combination of honey and warm spices gives these cookies a unique and delicious flavor.
  2. They are easy to make and perfect for baking with kids or as a sweet treat for yourself.
  3. The chewy texture of these cookies makes them irresistible.
  4. They make a great gift or party favor for any occasion.
  5. The nutty flavor from the honey adds a rich depth to the cookies.

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overmixing the dough, as this can make the cookies tough instead of soft and chewy.
  2. Make sure not to overbake the cookies, as they will continue to cook slightly on the baking sheet once removed from the oven.
  3. Be careful not to burn the honey when creaming it with the butter and sugar, as this can result in a bitter taste in the cookies.
  4. Do not skip the chilling step, as this helps the flavors meld together and gives the cookies their perfect texture.
  5. Avoid using old spices, as they can lose their potency and affect the flavor of the cookies.

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