Delicious Christmas - Frosted Lebkuchen

Ingredients:

For cookies:

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups unsulfered molasses
  • 4 tablespoons vinegar
  • 4 teaspoons ginger
  • 1 teaspoon cloves
  • 1 teaspoon anise seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seed, ground
  • 1/2 pound candied citron peel*, cut fine
  • 1 cup almonds, cut fine
  • flour - enough to make a stiff dough
For frosting:
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • powdered sugar

Cooking Instructions :
  • Mix sugar and molasses well.
  • Add beaten eggs, vinegar, nuts, peel and spices.
  • Add soda dissolved in warm water, then add enough flour to make a stiff dough.
  • Roll out and cut into oblong bars. You can also cut the dough with cookie cutters.
  • Prepare the frosting by mixing the powdered sugar with the egg.
  • Mixture should be thin enough to spread.
  • Spread cookies with frosting and bake at 350F for 12-15 minutes.

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