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Lebkuchen Spice Spritz

Lebkuchen Spice Spritz Recipe

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Ingredients

2/3 cup sugar

1 cup butter -- softened

1 egg

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 teaspoon nutmeg

1/2 teaspoon allspice

1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

2 teaspoons vanilla

2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

For Glaze

1 cup powdered sugar

2 tablespoons milk

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Method

Heat oven to 400F.
In large mixer bowl combine sugar, butter, egg, salt, spices,
and
vanilla. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until mixture is light and
fluffy, 2 to 3
minutes.
Add flour. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed,
2 to 3 minutes.
If dough is too soft, cover and refrigerate until firm enough to form
cookies, 30
to 45 minutes.
Place dough in cookie press. Form desired shapes 1 inch apart
on cookie
sheets.
Bake for 6 to 8 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.



For Glaze,
in small bowl
stir together powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla until smooth. Drizzle or pipe
over warm
cookies.
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