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Honey Lebkuchen

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Ingredients
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Eggs 4
  Honey 4 Tablespoon
  Almonds 1⁄2 Pound, chopped
  Grated lemon peel 1
  Citron 1⁄4 Pound, chopped
  Ground cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Powdered sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Red And Green Colored, Adjust Quantity As Needed)
Directions

Stir the 2 cups sugar, eggs, and honey together for about 30 minutes by hand or 15 minutes with electric beater.
Add almonds, lemon peel, citron and spices.
Add baking powder and enough flour for a good rolling dough.
Refrigerate for 1 or 2 hours to chill before rolling out.
Cut cookies with Christmas cookie cutters.
Bake at 375° for 10 to 15 minutes.
Make an icing from powdered sugar, adding water to spreading consistency.
Ice cookies.
Decorate with red and green sugar.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Honey

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