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Lebkuchen is a traditional German holiday cookie. It is high in spicy flavor.

Recipe Summary

Servings:
12
Yield:
2 dozen
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Spray bottom and sides of a 10 x15 inch glass pan with a non-stick spray. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (170 degrees C).

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  • In a 2 cup glass measuring cup, heat the honey and 1/3 cup sugar in a microwave for 1 minute. Pour this mixture into a medium mixing bowl.

  • Sift together the flour, baking powder, and baking soda. Add to the honey mixture. Stir well.

  • Add and mix in by hand the candied fruit, oil, and spices.

  • Add 1 1/2 to 2 cups more flour. Knead dough to mix (dough will be stiff). Spread into pan. Bake for 20 minutes until inserted toothpick comes out clean.

  • Cut into squares. May be frosted with sugar glaze or eaten plain. Best if stored for 2 weeks.

Nutrition Facts

330 calories; protein 4g; carbohydrates 77.5g; fat 1.6g; sodium 97.4mg. Full Nutrition
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