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Lebkuchen Jewels

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Ingredients
  Packed brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Honey 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated lemon peel 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 2 3⁄4 Cup (44 tbs)
  Ground nutmeg 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Golden raisins 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Sun Maid Brand)
  Mixed candied fruit 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Diamond walnuts 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Glaze 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Lemon Glaze)
  Candied cherries 4 (For Garnishing)
  Citron 4 (For Garnishing)
Directions

In large bowl, beat sugar and egg until smooth and fluffy.
Add honey, lemon peel and juice; beat well.
In medium bowl, sift flour with nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves, baking soda and salt; gradually mix into egg-sugar mixture on low speed.
Stir in fruits and nuts.
Spread batter into greased 15x 10-inch jelly-roll pan.
Bake in preheated 375°F oven 20 minutes or until lightly browned.
Cool slightly in pan; brush with Lemon Glaze.
Cool; cut into diamonds.
Decorate with candied cherries and slivers of citron, if desired.
Store in covered container up to 1 month.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Holiday
Servings: 
4

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