|Sugar||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|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)|
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.
Decorate with red and green sugar.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 6081 Calories from Fat 1165
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 138 g211.8%
Saturated Fat 15.6 g78%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 845.9 mg282%
Sodium 698.2 mg29.1%
Total Carbohydrates 1124 g374.7%
Dietary Fiber 47.2 g188.7%
Sugars 683.6 g
Protein 126 g252.5%
Vitamin A 21.1% Vitamin C 69.8%
Calcium 124.2% Iron 207.3%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet