Drop Springerle Cookies

Pat Duran


I love springerle cookies , but do not like the rolling and pressing of the forms.-So this is my lazy way out , and they are so good.- sooo if you love this cookie, you find it takes less time rolling and printing the cookies. Enjoy!

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makes about 2 dozen


20 Min


10 Min




2 c
powdered sugar
3 large
1 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
baking soda
2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 medium
lemon peel, grated
10 dash(es)
or more of anise oil or 1/2 teas. crushed anise seed or both

Directions Step-By-Step

Mix powdered sugar and eggs together with electric mixer in a large bowl. Add baking powder, flour, lemon rind and anise.
Mix at least a 1/2 hour (I know it sounds long but its worth it- use bread dough hood or paddle).
Drop by teaspoon or larger onto greased parchment paper on cookie sheet and let set at room temperature for 3 hours.
Bake at 325^ for 10 minutes do not brown. I usually let them set in cold oven over night. Then bake them in the morning.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: German