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Honey Gingerbread Cookies

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1- 1/2 cups Bee Maid Honey
3/4 cup 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 cloves


In 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 2 hours. When dough is chilled, divide dough in half; return one half to refrigerator. Dust work surface and dough with flour. Roll out dough to 1/4-inch thick. Cut into desired shapes using cookie cutters; transfer to well-greased baking sheet. Bake at 350°F for 10-12 minutes. Remove cookies from sheet and cool on wire rack. Repeat with remaining dough. 

Source: Recipe courtesy of the National Honey Board