Honey shulyky

Wheat cookies with honey and poppy seeds

Shulyky – is a traditional Ukrainian delicacy which is usually cooked on one of the most important of the three Saviour (Spas) days Savior of the Honey Feast Day. Once you make these wheat cookies with honey and poppy seeds, you’ll love them.


  • 2 glasses of flour
  • 4 tbsp milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp poppy seeds
  • 1 tbsp dairy butter
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder

Sweet sauce

  • 3 tbsp poppy seeds
  • 1/2 tsp honey
  • 1/4 glass of water


Pour poppy seeds with boiling water twice. And leave them for 15-20 minutes. Then pour out water and dry the poppy seeds.

Grate the egg with honey. Add flour, milk, dairy butter and baking powder. Mix the ingredients and knead tight dough. Roll the dough and cut little pieces of it in the form of a square. Bake “shulyky” at 200°C until crisp.

Sweet sauce

Pound the poppy seeds with a pestle, adding one tsp of water by one. Then combine the mixture with honey and water.

Pour “shulyky” with the prepared sweet sauce and let them soak for some time.

Serve the bakery with tea.

Enjo yyour meal!

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