Elisen Lebkuchen - one of the most delicious Christmas treats

Updated: Nov 27, 2019



Ingredients for about 30 cookies:

- 250 g marzipan (organic, 50% almonds-50% honey)

- 150 g ground almonds

- 150 g ground hazelnuts

- 50 g chopped walnuts

- 2-3 chopped dates

- 50 g chestnut flour

- 2 tablespoons apricot jam (organic, preferably without added sugar)

- organic orange and lemon zest 

- 1 egg

- 1 tablespoon cognac or rum 

- salt

- 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda

- 2 tablespoons mixed Christmas spices: cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, ginger, anise, cardamom, coriander, 

- 150-200 g dark chocolate (min 70% cocoa content)

Preparation:

- preheat oven to 140 C

- mix all the ingredients (except the chocolate) to a dough

- form small balls and place them on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper

- bake for about 20 minutes

- let cool and ice with the melted chocolate

Enjoy! It's amazing.....

Contact

Im Grindel 29
8932 Mettmenstetten
Switzerland
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