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Authenic Spiced Honey Cookies

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Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

These thick, cake-like cookies are a German Christmas tradition.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
About 3 dozen, depending on how you cut them.
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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2 Tbsp
butter
2 1/4 c
plus 2 tbsp. flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
cloves
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1/4 tsp
nutmeg
1 c
ground almonds
2 Tbsp
chopped candied orange peel
2 Tbsp
chopped candied lemon peel
2 large
eggs
1/2 c
sugar
1 c
honey
1/2 c
milk

ALMOND GLAZE:

1 c
icing sugar
1/2 tsp
almond essence
1 tsp
lemon juice
2 Tbsp
cold water

How to Make Authenic Spiced Honey Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Coat bottom and sides of jelly roll pan with soft butter.

    Sprinkle 2 Tbs. flour evenly over butter.

    Tip pan from side to side to coat surface evenly.

    Sift 2 1/4 C. flour, baking powder, cloves,
    cinnamon and nutmeg in bowl.

    Stir in almonds and peel.

    Beat eggs and sugar until mixture is thick.

    Beat in honey, milk and flour mixture a little at a time.

    When batter is smooth, spread in pan.

    Bake at 400 degrees for 12-15 minutes.
  • 2Stir icing sugar, almond extract, lemon juice in
    bowl.
    Add water 1 tsp. at a time.

    Brush on cake while still warm.
  • 3Cut cake into cookies 2 1/2" long and 1 1/2" wide and place on a pretty decorative plate.

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About Authenic Spiced Honey Cookies

Course/Dish: Cakes, Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: German
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom




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