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Lebkuchen Snack

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Ingredients
  Sifted flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Firmly packed dark brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Honey 1 Cup (16 tbs) (At Room Temperature)
  Egg 1
  Finely grated lemon rind 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Finely chopped blanched almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Mixed candied orange peel and citron 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
For frosting
  Sifted confectioners sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Milk 5 Teaspoon
For decoration
  Blanched almond halves 1 Tablespoon
  Halved candied cherries 1 Tablespoon, or slivered
Directions

Sift flour with baking soda and,, spices.
Beat sugar, honey and' egg until well blended; add lemon rind and juice.
Slowly mix in dry ingredients just until blended; stir in almonds and fruit peel.
Wrap and chill 12 hours.
Preheat oven to 400°F.
Roll out 1/3 of dough at a time 1/4" thick and cut with a 2" round cookie cutter or cut in rectangles 2 1/2" x 1 1/2".
Arrange 2" apart on lightly greased baking sheets and bake 8 minutes until edges are lightly browned and tops spring back when touched.
Cool on wire racks.
For the frosting: Mix sugar and milk until smooth; spread a little on top of each cookie or dip cookie tops in frosting.
Decorate with almonds and cherries.
Let frosting harden before storing cookies.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Wheat
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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