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!


★★★★★ 1 vote

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

How to Make Drop Springerle Cookies


  1. 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.

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About Drop Springerle Cookies

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

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