Description: Despite lacking magical properties, these "lembas" travel well, have a simple goodness, and taste better!! I suggest making a double batch if serving them at a Council.

Submitted by: admin on 2003-12-17 13:51:57

Serves: Makes about 2 dozen

Prep Time: Approximately 40 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

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1/3 cup shortening
1/3 cup sugar
1 egg
2/3 cup honey
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 3/4 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt


Preheat oven to 375º F.

Mix flour, baking soda, and salt in a bowl and set aside.

Mix other ingredients well, then add dry ingredients. Mix together and turn out on lightly floured surface.

Roll dough out to ¼" thick and cut into shapes with a knife (cookie cutters also work well).

Bake on greased cookie sheet 8 minutes. Place on waxed paper to cool.