Lebkuchen Cookies

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by mommyoffour

I clipped this recipe out of our Sunday paper. I think it sounds very interesting, so I'm posting so I will always have it. I can't wait to try these, i hope you enjoy them.

Top Review by LakeMom534

This is almost identical to the old Better Homes and Gardens recipe except it excludes the lemon and rind and instead uses it in the royal icing!! Yum!! Finlely chopped nuts makes it easy to get a thin cookie. Cut out like holly leaf and decorate with red hots and 2 halves of green m&M type candy

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix honey and molasses together and bring to a boil.
  2. Cool thoroughly.
  3. Stir in sugar, egg, lemon juice and rind.
  4. Sift dry ingredients together and add to the above.
  5. Mix in citron and nuts.
  6. Chill dough overnight.
  7. Roll small amount at a time.
  8. Keep rest chilled.
  9. Roll 1/4 inch thick.
  10. Cut 1 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches.
  11. Place 1 inch apart on greased baking sheet.
  12. Bake until no imprint remains when lightly touched.

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