This is one of those recipes that never gets old — a classic crowd pleaser that never fails to bring a smile to our faces. Sweet, sunny sunflower cookies! Bursting with flavor and bursting with memories, these little treats are like sunshine to the senses.
Perfect for sunny picnics, sunflower cookies are a delightful surprise that has been enjoyed for generations. Rich with the flavor of fresh, local ingredients — like sunflowers and honey — these confections are a unique twist on traditional cookie recipes. They have the ability to sweeten up even the chilliest of days!
• 2 cups all purpose flour
• ½ teaspoon baking soda
• ½ teaspoon baking powder
• ½ teaspoon salt
• 2/3 cup light brown sugar
• ½ cup butter, softened
• 2 eggs
• 2/3 cup sunflower seeds, crushed
• ¼ cup honey
1. Preheat the oven to 375°F and lightly grease a baking sheet.
2. In a medium-sized bowl, mix together the dry ingredients—flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
3. In a large bowl, beat the butter and brown sugar until light and creamy.
4. Gradually beat in the eggs, one at a time.
5. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until combined.
6. Fold in the crushed sunflower seeds and honey.
7. Drop tablespoon-sized dollops of dough onto the prepared baking sheet.
8. Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until golden.
9. Allow to cool before serving.
These cookies will be a hit wherever they are served! The gentle crunch of the sunflower seeds and the sweetness of the honey combine in perfect harmony to create a truly beautiful experience. Plus, they are quick and easy to make, making them a great go-to when you need a little something special to brighten your day.
If you’re a fan of sunflower cookies, then you’ll definitely want to check out some of our other recipes featuring similar ingredients. Our Honey Oat Biscuits and Coconut Macaroon Cookies are perfect for special occasions, while our Sunflower Carrot Cake is a unique take on a classic dessert.
For an extra special touch, why not add a drizzle of chocolate to your sunflower cookies before baking? Rich and decadent, it adds the perfect finishing touch to this delightful confection!