Peanut Butter Honey Cookies
* washed and drained
Ice Box Cookies
Ice box cookies are a boon for the busy person because they can be
prepared in advance and stored in the freezer until needed. Just
slice and bake when desired, and you have a great home made cookie.
If you like, use whole wheat flour and add 1/2 cup ground peanuts to
In a large bowl, cream the shortening and peanut butter, blending
well. Add the honey, mixing it in thoroughly. Gradually blend in
sugar. Beat in egg and vanilla.
Sift together the flour with baking powder, baking soda and salt.
Stir the dry ingredients into the creamed mixture. Stir in the
raisins, if using. Shape in a roll. Wrap in waxed paper and chill
Preheat oven to 350. Cut chilled dough into thin slices and bake on
greased cookie sheets at 350 for 10-12 minutes.
Yield: 4-5 dozen. Jacqueline E. Hamilton, Cooking Classics,
Gaithersberg Gazette, Gaithersberg, MD