Honey Recipes

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Crunchy Dry Cereal

  • 3 cups rolled oats (not the instant type)
  • 1 cup wheat germ
  • 1 cup sesame and/or sunflower seeds (alternately chopped pecans, almonds, etc)
  • 1 cup shredded, unsweetened coconut
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 1 Tsp vanillaMix all ingredients. Spread 1/2 inch deep on cookie sheet, lightly oiled. Bake at 250 degrees F for 30 to 45 minutes until golden brown. Stir occassionally, as sides and bottom brown first. Let cool, stir while cooling. Store in airtight container.

Honey Pumpkin Pie

  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 16-oz can of pumpkin
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1/8 tsp cloves
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 9-inch unbaked pie shellPrepare single pastry for a 9-inch pie pan. In a bowl, beat eggs slightly, then mix in the remaining ingredients. Pour into pastry-lined pie pan and bake at 425 degrees for 15 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees and bake 45 minutes longer or until pie is set or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. When cool, top with whipped cream.

Bread Pudding

  • 4 cups milk
  • 2/3 cup mild flavored honey
  • 4 cups (about 10 slices) 1/2 inch size dry bread cubes
  • 6 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • nutmeg (optional)Warm milk and honey together. Prepare bread cubes, removing crust. Place in two-quart buttered casserole. Beat eggs slightly with salt. Add to bread cubes withhoney mixture and vanilla. Sprinkle top with nutmeg. Heat oven to 300 degrees. Bake 50-60 minutes or until custard tests done near center. May be served warm or cold. 8 servings. You can cut the recipe in half. Reduce baking time 15 minutes.

Chocolate Sauce

  • 2 squares unsweetened chocolate
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 3 Tbsp. butter or margarine
  • 1/2 tsp. vanillaCombine chocolate, water, honey and salt in small saucepan. Stir over low heat until chocolate is melted. Increase heat to medium and cook until sauce is smooth and slightly thickened. Remove from heat and stir in butter and vanilla. Serve warm or cold. Makes 1 cup.

Honey Bear Brownies

  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cups unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3/4 cups margarine or butter, softened
  • 3/4 cups honey
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup walnut pieces (optional)
  • Chocolate Frosting (see recipe below)1. Spray 13x9x2 baking pan with non-stick coating2. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter or margarine. Addhoney and vanilla. Add sugar and cocoa powder slowly. Beat with mixer on low speed until combined. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.3. Gradually add flour and salt, beating on low to medium speed until just combined. Stir in walnut pieces. Spoon into prepared pan.4. Bake in 350 degree oven for about 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Remove from oven and cool completely before frosting.5. Spread chocolate frosting evenly over brownies, and allow frosting to set before cutting into squares. Makes 24-32 brownies.
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Honey Gingerbread Cookies

  • 3/4 cups butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 5 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp ground ginger
  • 1 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground clovesIn large bowl, cream honey and butter until light and fluffy. Beat in egg. Add flour, baking powder, cinnamon and cloves; mix until combined. Wrap dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least two hours. When dough is chilled, divide dough in half; return one half to refrigerator and make cookies with the other half. Dust work surface and dough lightly with flour. Roll out dough to 1/4-inch thick. Cut into gingerbread men shapes using a cookie cutter; transfer to well-greased baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes. Remove cookies from sheet and cool on wire rack. Repeat with remaining dough. Makes about three dozen cookies depending on the size of your cookie cutter.

Honey Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
2 cups rolled oats

  • 1 cup honey (or 1/2 cup honey and 1/2 cup brown sugar)
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 tbsp milk with 1 tsp. baking soda added to it
  • 1 cup nuts or raisins (optional)Cream together sugar (if used) and shortening. Add eggs,honey, milk and soda. Mix. Add flour, mix again. Stir in oats and nuts or raisins. Drop by spoonfuls on greased cookie sheet. Bake 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes.

Honey Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies
2 1/2 cups flour

  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 oz. chocolate, melted
  • 1 1/2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup nuts or coconutCream shortening and honey. Add beaten eggs, melted chocolate. Mix well. Add dry ingredients. Mix well. Stir in rolled oats, nuts or coconut. Drop by spoonfuls onto a greased cookie sheet. Bake 350 degrees for 10-12 minut
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Honey Cholcolate Cake with Frosting

Chocolate Frosting

In a medium mixing bowl, combine:2 cups powdered sugar

  • 3 ounces melted unsweetened chocolate
  • 2 Tbsp. melted butterBeat with mixer on low speed until combined. Slowly add 3 Tbsp. water, beating until evenly blended and smooth.

Honey Chocolate Cake

  • 2 cups sifted cake flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 1/4 cups honey (one pound, if you drain the jar well)
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 squares unsweetened chocolate, melted
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 tsp. vanilla1. Sift flour. Add soda and salt to flour and sift again. Set aside.2. In a separate bowl, cream butter. Add honey gradually to butter, by tablespoons at first, beating after each addition to keep mixture thick.3. Add 1/4 of the flour mixture to the butter/honey mixture and beat until smooth.4. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition. Add chocolate and blend well.5. Add remaining flour mixture in thirds, alternately with water, beating well after each addition. Add vanilla.6. Spread in two greased 9 inch round cake pans. Bake in 350 degree oven about 35 minutes.7. Spread with a cream cheese frosting, or the frosting of your choice.
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