15 December 2016

Lebkuchen cookies (traditional German Christmas cookies) Galletas alemanas de Navidad










In all these crazy times when I can I love to make some treats for Christmas.
Here other  classic recipe from German.
Lebkuchen is German for ginerbread. These are soft and delicious cookies made with honey, almonds and marmalade.


Merry Christmas !

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Ingredients


Lebkuchen cookie

1/2 cup honey
1/2 cup  white sugar
2 tablespoon butter melted
2 eggs
3 tablespoon orange marmalade
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
2 cups all purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp ground ginger
1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp allspice
1 tsp cardamom

Glaze

1 1/2 cup confectioners's sugar
2 tablespoon water
1 tablespoon lemon  juice


Method

Blend all wet ingredients together;
honey, butter, eggs, orange marmalade and  white sugar.

Add all dry ingredients and spices to combined wet ingredients and beat until smooth.
On a greased cookie sheet, spoon out cookie dough with tablespoon.

Preheat oven to 180° (350° F)   and bake for 8/10 minutes until are golden pale.
Let cool on wire rack when bakes.Cookies will be soft.                                                                                                 

Glaze

Combine all and whisk until smooth.
Add more or less sugar until you reaches desired consistency.

Print recipe here

       









En español

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73 comments:

  1. Dear Gloria, Such beautiful cookies. These are perfect for the season and as Christmas gifts. I bet they are delicious. Merry Christmas dear. xoxo Catherine

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  2. Thanks Catherine! Merry Christmas for you and your family !! xoxoxox

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  3. They look so festive and delicious Gloria.

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  4. Rosemarie..my first manager in real estate..the one that hired me..was German..these were her very favorite cookies with pfefernusses(sp?)

    Happy Holidays to you and yours:)

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    1. Monique, last year I made Pfeffermuses but this year I wanted try other german recipe.:)
      Happy holidays dear Monique !

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  5. They look delicious, Gloria! My husband's family is German and my MIL made these every Christmas. A great cookie for the season!

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    1. Thanks dear Pam. We love german treats !!
      Merry christmas.!

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  6. They are so very pretty and festive with those golden sprinkles. Have a wonderful holiday season, Gloria.

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    1. Thanks dear Angie!
      This year I found these little golden stars especially for Christmas cookies !

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  7. deliziosi, ne prendo uno ! Un abbraccio !

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  8. Such a yummy holiday cookie!! They are beautiful, too, with the glaze and the sparkly sprinkles!

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  9. Gloria, Gingerbread is one of my wife's favorites! We are currently working our way through a batch of German gingerbread cookies. These are even better... Can't miss with the addition of marmalade, honey and almonds! Take Care, Big Daddy Dave

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    1. Mine too David, I love german treats ! With honey are amazing !!!
      Take care !

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  10. Deliziosi,ma anche meravigliosi con quella spruzzatina d'oro :)
    Ne prenderei uno.
    Un bacio e buon fine settimana

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    1. Grazie Dani, un abbraccio e buon fine settimana!

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  11. bellissimi e golosi!!! Buon week end!!

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  12. Bellissimi Gloria e sicuramente deliziosi! Un abbraccio e buon fine settimana!!!

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  13. I love lebkuchen! I used to have it all the time when I was in Germany. Great recipe grazie!

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  14. I love ginger - these look great ...

    Merry Christmas

    All the best Jan

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    1. Me too Jan!! Thanks so much !
      Merry Christmas for you too !!

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  15. Oh I love these, Gloria...they are so pretty!:)
    I had never though of making them myself though.
    Now I will definitely give them a go!
    Thank you so much for inspiring me...:))

    Have a Wonderful Weekend!

    Much Love & Hugs xoxoxo

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    1. Thanks Ygraine, Merry Christmas to you !

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  16. They look very festive indeed as are your trays.

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  17. I had many of these in Germany! They are quite delicious :)

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    1. Awww I know . You live in paradise lol lol
      Merry Christmas Keith for you both :)0

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  18. I love these cookies! I have never made them, but my stepmother's mom makes them every year. I hope to have them on Christmas. Yum! Yours look delicious and beautiful.

    Gorgeous wreath at the top of your blog too!
    ~Jess

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  19. Love gingerbread in any form--and so pretty with the golden sprinkles on top! Your wreath in the header is so lovely and Christmas-y too!

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  20. Hi Gloria, my mother-in-law used to make cookies similar to these, always loved them. Love your wreath header so beautiful!!!

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    1. Thanks Cheri ! What lovely memories!!
      Merry Christmas !

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  21. Che bella atmosfera natalizia,bravissima cara Gloria!!!
    Baci

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  22. i love just about all cookies, but glazed ones are particularly appealing! great recipe!!

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    1. Grazie Alice !! Merry Christmas to you and your family!!

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  24. Sono bellissimi, perfetti per un dolce regalo! Auguri di buon Natale Gloria!!!!

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  25. Que ricas Gloria, se ven preciosas. Feliz Navidad!! Besos

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  26. ils sont beaux et festifs avec ces paillettes
    joyeuses fêtes

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  27. Hanno un aspetto delizioso e chissà che bontà! Ti faccio tanti auguri di feste serene. Un bacio

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  28. Delicius!! Merry Christmas!! Kiss Silvia

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  29. wow, i didn't know this. thank you!

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  30. Je connais ces biscuits. Ils sont très bons.
    Bravo!
    A bientôt et tous mes voeux pour cette nouvelle année.

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  31. I love marmalade. Never thought to put it in a cookie. That reindeer bowl is too cute!

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