This is the recipe for delicious cookies with festive spices, honey and glowing crystals. They are soft in the inside and a bit crunchy on the outside when they are fresh. But they do get softer with time.

The picture really doesn’t do them justice, because you can’t see the glitter, but I assure you, it is there. They look so much better in real life. They sparkle nicely as we garnished them with sugar. I love that these cookies are really aromatic and these are very special and perfect for the upcoming holidays.

I wish you pleasant baking time.

Sparkling Honey Cookies

Cook Time 2 hours
Servings 2 baking trays


  • 250 grams of flour⠀
  • half a bag of baking powder / 7 grams⠀
  • 1 teaspoon of ginger powder⠀
  • 1 teaspoon of cloves powder⠀
  • 1,5 teaspoons of cinnamon powder⠀
  • 0,5 teaspoon of nutmeg powder⠀
  • pinch of salt⠀
  • 150 grams of butter⠀
  • 100 grams of granulated sugar⠀
  • 60 grams of honey⠀
  • 1 egg⠀
  • vanilla essence⠀
  • 40 grams of granulated sugar to sparkle it up


  • Mix soft butter with sugar to make it creamy, then add egg, vanilla flavor and honey and stir.⠀
  • In another bowl combine dry ingredients (flour, baking powder, ginger, cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt.) Then add dry ingredients into prepared butter mixture to connect all the ingredients. It comes out sticky.⠀
  • Place the dough for 1 hour in the fridge.⠀
  • With the help of a teaspoon and your hands shape little balls and roll them in sugar then place on a baking tray with baking paper. Leave some space between the cookie balls as they will spread. ⠀
  • Bake at 170 degrees Celsius for up to 12 minutes or when you see they get a little color at the bottom edge. Take them out of the oven and allow to cool and harden, then they can be moved.
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