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German Lebkuchen Cookies
Prep Time:
10 minutes
Cook Time:
10 minutes


1 egg

3/4 c. brown sugar

1 c. dark honey

3 c. sifted all-purpose flour

1/2 tsp. baking soda

3 tsp. pumpkin pie spice

1 tsp. nutmeg

1/2 c. candied citron, finely chopped


1 egg white, beaten

1 Tbsp. lemon juice

1 Tbsp. candied citron, finely chopped

1 1/2 c. sifted confectioner’s sugar


In a large bowl, beat egg, brown sugar and honey. Add flour, baking soda, pumpkin pie spic
e and nutmeg. Stir in candied citron. Cover and chill 2 hours.
Preheat oven to 400°F. Grease cookie sheets. Roll dough into 2-inch balls, place on co
okie sheet and flatten to 1/2-inch thickness, leaving 1 1/2 inches between cookies.
Bake 10 minutes or until firm.
Meanwhile, make glaze. In a small bowl, stir together egg white, lemon juice and candied c
itron. Mix in confectioner's sugar until smooth.
While still warm, brush cookies with glaze.

Nutritional Information

Calories: 200, Total Fat: 0.5g, Saturated Fat: 0g, Sodium: 40mg, Carbohydrates: 46g, Diet
ary Fiber: 1g, Protein: 3g


My H-E-B Texas Life Magazine, December 2012