Lebkuchen

Amount   Measure   Ingredient -- Preparation Method
--------   ------------   --------------------------------
1   whole   egg
3/4   cup   dark brown sugar
1/2   cup   honey
1/2   cup   dark molasses
3   cups   all-purpose flour
1/2   teaspoon   nutmeg
1   teaspoon   cinnamon
1/2   teaspoon   baking soda
1/2   teaspoon   cloves
1/2   teaspoon   allspice
1/2   teaspoon   cardamom
1/2   cup   slivered almonds
1/2   cup   candied citron -- or fruits and peels
  Glaze
1   cup   confectioner's sugar
2   tablespoons   fresh lemon juice
1   teaspoon   lemon zest
Beat egg and sugar until light and fluffy.

Add honey and molasses and mix well.

Mix flour, nutmeg, cinnamon, allspice, cardamom, and baking soda together.

Mix dry ingredients into wet ingredients.

Mix in nuts and candied fruit.

Chill for several hours.

Heat oven to 350F.

Roll dough 1/4 inch thick and cut into 3 1/2x2 inch rectangles.

Bake on greased cookie sheet for 12 minutes.

Mix confectioners sugar, lemon juice, and lemon zest together.

Brush warm cookies with lemon glaze.

Makes 24 servings
Per Serving: 174 Calories; 2g Fat (10.1% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 38g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 9mg Cholesterol; 45mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1 Grain (Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Fat; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.
 
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