Finest Nürnberger Lebkuchen gingerbread cookies are just the dessert to have on hand for a holiday treat, winter entertainment, or for Santa himself. These cookies are made for Trader Joe's by a German bakery in Nuremberg, where this type of cookie has been made for more than 600 years. Recently, the cookie were updated with a more traditional recipe. These new versions are available in both Sugar Iced and Chocolate Coated, just as before. The new versions are more moist, and contain even more nuts – the minimum standard in Germany for these cookies is 12.5% nuts. Previous offerings contained 20% nuts. The new Nürnberger Lebkuchen by Trader Joe’s contains 25% nuts, including almonds, hazelnuts, and walnuts. You’ll also taste orange and gingerbread flavors in the biscuits, which are baked on top of very thin wafer cookies – the hallmark of Lebkuchen. Every bite is moist, a bit chewy, and noteworthy for its nuttiness. Find these Finest Nürnberger Lebkuchen in both Sugar Iced and Chocolate Coated varieties.