Honey Recipes

Easy Honey Chicken Wings


  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup chili sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 8 drops red pepper sauce
  • 3 lbs. chicken wings or drumettes

Directions - Combine honey, soy sauce, chili sauce, garlic salt, pepper and red pepper sauce. Arrange chicken in single layer in a 9x13-inch baking pan and pour on sauce. Turn chicken over to coat with sauce. Bake at 350°F for one hour, turning over once. Cool slightly and serve.


Honey Cornbread

Makes 10 servings

Preparation Time: 15 minutes


  • 3 cups yellow cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup butter or safflower oil
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 2 Tablespoons baking powder
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups buttermilk or yogurt

Directions - Mix dry ingredients together and wet ingredients together. Stir the two until the dry ingredients are moistened. Bake in 12" pan for 25 minutes at 350°F. Do not overbake.


Honey Simple Syrup


  • honey

  • Hot water

Directions - Mix 4 parts honey to 1 part hot water in a store n pour*.

*Or alternatively use a covered container that is convenient to pour from.


Honey Blossom

Makes 1 beverage


  • 1 oz. rum

  • 5 oz. orange juice

  • 1 oz. Honey Simple Syrup

Directions - Build in order over ice in a 12-oz. glass and stir. Garnish with an orange flag.


Baked Honey Ham

Makes 12 servings


  • 1 Tablespoon flour

  • 1 oven cooking bag

  • 1 (about 6 lbs.) bone-in fully cooked ham

  • 16 oz. (1-1/4 cups) honey

  • 4 teaspoons lemon pepper

  • 2 teaspoons rosemary or thyme, crushed

Honey Sauce, recipe follows

Directions -Place flour in roasting bag and shake to coat inside surface. Place ham in floured bag. Combine honey, lemon pepper and rosemary; pour over ham and close bag with twister. Poke holes in top of bag with fork. Roast at 325°F for 1 to 1-1/2 hours or until slightly browned. Remove from oven, let stand 10 minutes. Cut bag and remove ham, following bag manufacturer's directions. Reserve drippings for sauce.

Honey Sauce - Strain drippings and measure; add enough water to equal 2 cups. Add 1/2 cup white wine and bring to boil. Serve with ham.
Makes 12 servings.


Honey Carrot Soup

Makes 4 servings


  • 1 lb. carrots, peeled and thinly sliced

  • 2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 cup 2% low-fat milk

  • 1/4 cup honey

  •  Ground nutmeg

  • Minced chives

Directions - Place carrots, onion and chicken broth in large saucepan. Cover and simmer over medium heat about 15 minutes or until carrots are tender. Transfer mixture to blender or processor; blend until smooth. Return to saucepan. Add honey and milk. Return to simmer.

*Subsititute 1 (20-ounce) package of frozen sliced carrots, if desired.

Serving Suggestions - Serve hot sprinkled with nutmed. Garnish with chives. May be served chilled, if desired.


Honey Barbecue Sauce

Makes 8 servings


  • 1/2 cup minced onion

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 1 can (8 oz.) tomato sauce

  • 1/2 cup honey

  • 2 Tablespoons vinegar

  • 2 Tablespoon minced parsley

  • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Directions -Sauté onion and garlic in oil until softened. Add remaining ingredients and bring mixture to boil; reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes.

Serving Suggestions - Marinate beef, chicken or pork in sauce. Brush on meat during barbecuing or broiling.