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    The German town of Nuremberg has been famous for its lebkuchen since the late 1300s. The soft, cakey cookies are traditionally made with several spices, candied citrus peel, hazelnuts, and almonds.

    Ingredients

    • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground mace
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
    • 1/3 cup blanched whole almonds (about 1 3/4 ounces), toasted, plus more untoasted for decorating
    • 1/3 cup blanched hazelnuts (1 1/2 ounces), toasted
    • 1/3 cup diced candied orange peel
    • 1/3 cup diced candied lemon peel
    • 4 Medjool dates, pitted and chopped
    • 3 ounces almond paste, crumbled into small pieces
    • 1/3 cup apricot jam
    • 3 large eggs
    • 3/4 cup packed light-brown sugar
    • 1/2 cup plus 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
    • 2 tablespoons whole milk

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 17
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 132 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 4 g 6.22%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 1.74%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0.07%
    • Sodium: 54 mg 2.27%
    • Calcium: 30 mg 2.98%
    • Potassium: 38 mg 1.09%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 3.49%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 23 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 3.94%
    • Sugar: 17 g
    • Protein: 2 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0.05%
    • Vitamin C 0.3%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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