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Lebanese Cookies


Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup Sue Bee® Honey
  • 1/3 cup cooking oil
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped walnuts

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • In mixing bowl, beat cooking oil and butter until blended; beat in sugar.
  • Add orange juice, baking powder and baking soda, mix well.
  • Gradually add flour to make a soft dough.
  • With clean hands, shape dough into 2-inch ovals. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden.
  • Cool about 2 minutes and remove to a wire rack.
  • In a saucepan, combine the Sue Bee® honey, sugar and water, bring to a boil. Gently boil, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • Dip the cooled cookies into the warm syrup.
  • Sprinkle immediately with the finely chopped walnuts.
  • Return to wire rack to set.
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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