Lebküchen Cookies (Gingerbread German Cookies)


Lebkuchen cookies are traditional gingerbread spiced German cookies and an essential part of a German Christmas. They are an excellent make-ahead cookie and also make a wonderful gift!  This lebkuchen recipe can be served as bars or round cookies. Enjoy! 


3 cups flour
1 tbsp RawSpiceBar Lebküchen Blend
1 egg
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup honey
1/2 cup molasses
Pinch salt



1. Combine flour, salt and spices in a small bowl.
2. Beat egg and combine with sugar. Add honey and molasses. Add flour mix to bowl until just combined. Knead on a floured surface until dough is stiff.
3. Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and chill until firm, about 2 hours or overnight.
4. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease two baking sheets. On a well-floured surface, roll dough into semi flattened balls, about 1 inch each. 
5. Bake in oven for 10-12 minutes. Remove and let cool. Serve and enjoy!



  • Mitch

    Hi Josie! Apologies for the delay. We expect this recipe to make 5 dozen for most Lebküchen bakers.

  • Josie-lynn Patalon

    How many cookies does this recipe make? I want to make it for my families cookie exchange and I need to know how many batches (And packs of spice) I will need to make 8 dozen.

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