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Catholic Recipe: Gingerbread Cookies


  • 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Details

  • Yield: 1 dozen
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 11+
  • Origin: Austria

Also Called: Lebkuchen


Mix all ingredients thoroughly except beaten egg. Roll out dough 1/4 inch thick. Cut with cookie cutters. Brush with beaten egg. Bake on greased, floured baking sheet 15-20 minutes at 350°. Yield, 1 dozen

Recipe Source: Catholic Cookbook, The by William I. Kaufman, The Citadel Press, New York, 1965
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