Pryaniki Russian Honey Spice Cookies

Prep Time
Cook Time
2d 30m
Ready In

Recipe: #38033

January 05, 2022


Original is 50 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (33.4 g)
  • Calories 103.8
  • Total Fat - 2.5 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.4 g
  • Cholesterol - 23.1 mg
  • Sodium - 49.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 19.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.8 g
  • Sugars - 14.4 g
  • Protein - 1.7 g
  • Calcium - 14.4 mg
  • Iron - 0.4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

In saucepan

Step 2

Dissolve the instant coffee in the warm water.

Step 3

Add the butter, sugar and honey to the dissolved coffee in the saucepan.

Step 4

Bring the mixture to a boil

Step 5

And cook, stirring, just until the butter melts and the sugar dissolves and the mixture is mixed.

Step 6

Take off the heat, pour it into a large bowl.

Step 7

And cool for about 15 minutes.

Step 8

Add the spices and extracts

Step 9

Whisk in the egg, the baking soda dissolved in vinegar and baking powder. You will notice that the mixture will fizz a little when it’s all mixed up.

Step 10

Add the flour and mix with a large wooden spoon until all the flour is mixed in.

Step 11

Cover the cookie dough with plastic wrap

Step 12

Set aside at room temperature overnight.

Step 13

Next day

Step 14

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit

Step 15

Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.

Step 16

Shape the cookie dough into approximately 1 Tablespoon sized balls

Step 17

Rolling in your hands and place them on the prepared baking sheet, leaving some room around each cookie, since they will expand while baking.

Step 18

Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes.

Step 19

Do not over bake, or the cookies will be too hard.

Step 20


Step 21

In a large bowl

Step 22

Whisk together the powdered sugar and the milk to make a glaze.

Step 23

Dip the cooled cookies into the glaze, letting the excess run off.

Step 24

Set the glazed cookies on a rack or parchment paper to dry.

Step 25

When the glaze is dry, you can flip the cookies over and glaze the other side as well.

Step 26

When glazing the cookies, work fast, since the glaze will be harder to work with when it starts to dry up.

Step 27

You can add a tiny splash more of milk to thin it out if it hardens.


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