Linzer Fruit Cookies

Ingredients

2 1/2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon cloves
1 pound brown sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
Dash of salt
1/4 cup water

Preparation

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Beat eggs and sugar together until creamy. Sift flour, measure, then sift again with spices into egg mixture. Add nuts. Mix well. Spread on greased 12 x 18 inch rimmed cookie pan. Bake at 375 degrees for 20 minutes. Immediately spread powdered sugar/water glaze over top. Cool. Cut into 2 x 3 inch strips.

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During WWII, mothers baked these cookies to mail overseas because they could survive a 6 week journey, arriving moist and tasty. They became German only if captured enroute!

Yield:

1.0 servings

Added:

December 10, 2010

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