Honey Hanukkah Cut-Out Cookies Recipe

Hanukkah Cut-Out Cookies

These golden, honey-flavored cut-out cookies are a traditional Hanukkah treat.

30 min. prep time
24 cookies
151 Rating


1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/4 cup honey
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
Decorator sugars, if desired


Combine sugar and butter in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add honey and egg yolk; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour and baking powder; beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, just until mixed.

Divide dough in half; wrap in plastic food wrap. Refrigerate at least 1 hour or until firm.

Heat oven to 400°F.

Roll out dough on lightly floured surface, one-half at a time (keeping remaining dough refrigerated), to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut with 2 1/2-inch cookie cutters. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Sprinkle with decorator sugars, if desired.

Bake 7-12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely. Decorate with frosting, if desired.

Recipe Tip

Traditional cookie cutters include Menorah, Dreidel and Star of David.

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories: 70

Fat: 3g

Cholesterol: 10mg

Sodium: 50mg

Carbohydrates: 9g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 13g

Recipe #5309©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

I reduced the sugar, but not the honey and they are still very sweet. I use small cookie cutters for these.

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