Lebkuchen Jewels

A chewy, honey-flavored cookie with raisins and nuts.
  • Yields 24 bars
  • Details


    • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
    • 1 egg
    • 1 cup honey
    • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
    • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
    • 2 3/4 cups flour
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
    • 1 1/2 cups California golden raisins
    • 1/2 cup mixed candied fruits
    • 1 cup blanched slivered almonds, toasted
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
    • 1 teaspoon cloves
    • 1/2 cup citron
    • citron
    • Lemon Glaze
    • 1 cup sifted powdered sugar
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice


    In mixer, beat sugar and egg until smooth and fluffy. Add honey, lemon peel and juice; beat well. Sift dry ingredients; gradually mix into egg-sugar mixture on low speed. Stir in raisins, fruits and nuts. Spread batter into greased 15×10-inch baking pan. Bake in 375°F oven 20 minutes or until lightly browned.

    Meanwhile in a small bowl, combine powdered sugar and lemon juice to make a thin glaze. Cool cake slightly and brush with glaze. Cool completely; cut into diamonds. Decorate with candied cherries and slivers of citron. Store in covered container up to 1 month.

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving

    Calories 200 (12% from fat); Total Fat 3g (sat 0g, mono 2g, poly 1g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 10mg; Protein 3g; Carbohydrate 43g; (Dietary Fiber 1g; Sugars 29g; ); Iron 1mg; Sodium 45mg; Calcium 30mg; Potassium 164mg

    This recipe is found in the following categories:

    Special Diet

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