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Cookies from Zimbabwe


Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Sue Bee® Honey
  • 10 tablespoons butter
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1-2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup finely grated raw sweet potato
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon water

Directions

  • Cream together butter and sugar in bowl.
  • Blend in Sue Bee® honey, lemon zest, nutmeg and egg.
  • Fold in sweet potato.
  • In separate bowl; sift flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • Add it to the first mixture and blend well.
  • Arrange cookie dough by rounded teaspoons on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • Bake at 350 F for 7 minutes.
  • To make glaze, use a wooden spoon to combine all ingredients in glass container until smooth.
  • Add more water by the drop until glaze is easy to spread on cooled cookies.
Aunt Sue's Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.
Aunt Sue's® Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.

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