Spiced Icebox Butter Cookie Recipe
The spiced icebox butter cookie recipe blends together a variety of spices, honey, and citrus icing, resulting in a very special holiday cookie!
1/2 prepared basic butter cookie dough, room temperature
3 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
2 teaspoons ground ginger
1 1/2 teaspoons anise seeds, crushed lightly
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 cup powdered sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
Step 1: In a large bowl, with an electric mixer combine all cookie ingredients.
Step 2: Halve dough and on sheets of wax paper form each half into 12-inch log. Chill logs, wrapped in wax paper at least 2 hours or overnight.
Step 3: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Step 4: With sharp knife cut logs into 1/8-inch slices and arrange 1/2-inch apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
Step 5: Bake for 12 minutes or until lightly golden brown. Transfer cookies to cooling surface.
Step 1: In a small bowl, whisk together icing ingredients and transfer to a sealable plastic bag. With scissors cut a 1/8-inch opening in corner of bag.
Step 2: Drizzle each cookie with icing and let set to dry.
Makes about 10 dozen cookies.
For more information on baking procedures and hardware used in this recipe see our Baking Tips section.
For more butter cookie recipes look here.
Try these similar recipes.
Spiced Ginger Puffs
Top of Spiced Icebox Butter Cookie Recipe
Back to Homepage