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Noel Fruit Cookies(Lebkuchen)

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Ingredients
  Egg 1
  Brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Honey 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dark molasses 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sifted enriched flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Cinnamon 1 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Allspice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chopped mixed candied fruits and peels 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Slivered blanched almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Beat egg; add brown sugar and beat till fluffy.
Stir in honey and molasses.
Sift together dry ingredients; add to first mixture; mix well.
Stir in fruits, peels, nuts.
Chill several hours or overnight.
On lightly floured surface, roll to 1/4 inch.
Cut in rectangles 3 1/2x2 inches.
Place on greased cooky sheet.
Bake in moderate oven (350°) about 12 minutes.
Cool slightly before removing from pan.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
German
Course: 
Snack, Fruit Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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