Refrigerator Spice Cookies

Courtesy of Bielka

Ingredients:

1/4 cup honey
1/2 cup soy margarine
1/2 cup light molasses
2 cup unbleached white flour
1/4 cup ground almonds
1/2 tsp grated orange peel
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
1/4 tsp ground cardamom
1/2 tsp baking soda
Vegetable cooking spray

Directions:

In a small pot over medium heat, combine honey, margarine, molasses and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and let cool for 3 minutes. While mixture is cooling, combine remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Stir in honey mixture until well combined. Divide dough into 4 equal pieces and roll each piece into a log. Wrap each log in plastic wrap and refrigerate 2 or 3 hours or overnight.

Preheat oven to 375 F. Lightly coat a non-stick baking sheet (why if it's non-stick would one have to do this?) with cooking spray and set aside. Lightly flour work surface. Roll each log into a thin dough about 1/8 inch thick. Cut into shapes with cookie cutters. Transfer to baking sheet and bake for 5 minutes or until firm. Cool on wire cooling racks.

Makes 4 dozen.

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