Gingerbread cookies

Gingerbread cookies


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About this recipe: My favourite ginger bread cookie recipe :)). Found it in Nürnberg, while I visited my gran in Germany. Simple, and so yummy, my brothers gobbled them up in a day!! :)

Makes: 40 cookies

  • 6 eggs
  • 180g brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon to 1 tablespoon rum (best arac)
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 pint salt
  • 250g ground almonds
  • 250g ground haselnuts
  • 200g candied orange peel
  • 200g candied lemon peel
  • wafers (70mm or 90mm)
  • 200g couverture or icing sugar


  1. Beat eggs, sugar, honey and rum until frothy. Stir in remainig ingredients. Spread the dow on the wafers.
  2. Lay on a baking tray with baking parchment (not to close to each other!!) and bake in a preheated ofen for 20 minutes on 150°C.
  3. Preferably, cover with couverture or icing sugar when cooled.
  4. enjoy!! :)

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