Last updated 6/12/2012 12:50:41 AM. Recipe ID 12136. Report a problem with this recipe.
Categories: Cookies, German
Yield: 1 Batch
3 c Flour, sifted
1 ts Baking powder
1/4 ts Salt
1/2 ts Cinnamon
1/4 ts Allspice
1/4 ts Cloves, ground (done by
-hand, if possible, for
1/4 ts Nutmeg ("Yuck!", Grandma
-always "forgot" to add it)
1/4 ts Mace
3 Egg; beaten light
3/4 c Sugar
1 Lemon; juice & grated rind
2/3 c Nuts, chopped
Measure flour and sift with baking powder, salt, and spices. Add sugar
slowly to beaten eggs and stir in lemon juice and grated lemon rind.
Add dry ingredients and nuts and mix well. Refrigerate 2 hours. Roll
out 1/2" thick and cut with tiny cutter 3/4" round. Let cookies stand
over night in cool place on ungreased cookie sheet. Just before
baking, put a drop of brandy on each cookie. Bake brandy side up
[don'tcha just love it?] in 300 deg F oven for 1/2 hour. Cool
thoroughly and place in tightly covered jar.
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