Honey Recipes

Honey Ginger Tea

This is a popular medicinal tea used in many Asian cultures to boost immunity, fight toxins and reduce inflamation from arthritis. Grate a tablespoon of ginger and add to a cup of boiling water. Steep for 5-10 minutes. When warm, add Nature's Finest Honey and enjoy!

Hawaiian Honey Dip

Makes 2/3 cup

  • 1/2 cup catsup
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt

Combine all ingredients; microwave on HIGH (100%) 2 to 3 minutes or until mixture boils and thickens, stirring every 30 seconds. Cool. Serve as a dip for chicken nuggets and/or vegetables.

Honey and Nut Glazed Brie

Makes 16 to 20 servings

  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 Tablespoon brandy
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped pecans
  • 1/4 oz. (about 5-inch diameter) Brie cheese

In a small bowl, combine honey, pecans and brandy. Place cheese on a large ovenproof platter or 9-inch pie plate. Bake in preheated 500°F oven 4 to 5 minutes or until cheese softens. Drizzle honey mixture over top of cheese. Bake 2 to 3 minutes longer or until topping is thoroughly heated. Do not melt cheese.

Sweet and Sour Chicken Wings made with Honey

Makes 6 servings

  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 3/4 cup diced sweet red peppers
  • 1/3 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1/3 cup pineapple juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon bottled hot pepper sauce
  • 1-1/2 lb. fried or baked chicken wings

Combine honey, peppers, vinegar, pineapple juice and seasonings in small saucepan; mix well. Cook and stir until mixture begins to thicken. Pour over chicken wings in baking dish. Bake at 350°F 12 to 15 minutes or until wings are glazed with sauce.

10 K Honey Cereal Bars

Makes 16 servings

  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup sliced or diced walnuts
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups granola cereal
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Place all ingredients in large mixing bowl. Blend well. Pat into greased 8-inch square baking dish. Bake at 350°F 18 to 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool and cut into 16 bars.

Creamy Honey Sesame Dip For Vegetables

Makes 1-1/3 cups

  • 3/4 cup nonfat mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 3 Tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 Tablespoon grated fresh ginger root
  • 1 small garlic, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon oriental sesame oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • Salt, to taste

Whisk together mayonnaise, vinegar and honey in small bowl. Add remaining ingredients; mix thoroughly. Dip may be stored tightly covered in refrigerator up to 1 week.

Bees in the Herb Garden Dip or Dressing

Makes 20 (2 Tablespoon) servings

  • 1 pint sour cream
  • 6 Tablespoons honey
  • 2 Tablespoons orange juice, thawed, undiluted
  • 2 Tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons cream-style horseradish
  • 2 teaspoons rosemary, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon chervil, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon basil, crushed
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

Combine all ingredients; mix well. Refrigerate, covered, several hours to blend flavors. Stir before using.

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