Golden Honey Snaps

An easy and delicious recipe for honey snaps using golden syrup, a liquid sweetener known in England and prized for its toasty flavor.

Original recipe makes 1 dozen


1/2 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup honey
3 tablespoons golden syrup
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup white sugar

  • PREP

    20 mins

  • COOK

    10 mins


    30 mins


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Combine the butter, honey and golden syrup in a saucepan. Cook mixture over medium heat, stirring frequently, until butter is melted and ingredients are blended. Stir in the baking soda, and remove from the heat.
  3. Measure the flour and sugar into a mixing bowl and stir to blend. Pour the butter mixture into the bowl with the flour, and stir until evenly blended. Roll the dough into 1 inch balls, and place on the prepared baking sheet.
  4. Bake in preheated oven until golden brown, 10 to 12 minutes. Cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.


Calories: 174 kcal
Carbohydrates: 25.9 g
Cholesterol: 20 mg
Fat: 7.8 g
Fiber: 0.3 g
Protein: 1.2 g
Sodium: 163 mg