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Perfect Cornmeal Cookies

Yield Makes 12 cookies 1x
Prep: 40 minutesCook: 12 minutesTotal: 52 minutes

Easy Corn Cookies made with polenta or cornmeal and honey.


  • 115 grams (1/2 cup or 1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 100 grams (1/2 cup) caster sugar or granulated sugar 
  • 45 grams (1/4 cup) brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 175 grams (1 and 1/4 cup) plain flour or all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 120 grams (3/4 cup) cornmeal or polenta
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat oven to 180 C (350 F) standard / 160 C (320 F) fan-forced. Line two baking trays with baking or parchment paper.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat the butter and sugars until pale and creamy. Add the vanilla, egg and honey and mix again until combined.
  3. Sift in the plain flour and baking soda. Add the polenta and salt and stir until combined. Roll balls of cookie dough using your hands, approximately 1.5 tablespoons each, and place on prepared trays.
  4. Bake for approximately 12 minutes or until golden brown on the edges. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 cookie Calories: 215 Sugar: 13.1 g Sodium: 161.3 mg Fat: 8.7 g Carbohydrates: 31.9 g Protein: 2.9 g Cholesterol: 36.1 mg
Nutrition information is a guide only.
Author: Jessica HolmesCategory: DessertCuisine: American
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