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Lebkuchen Recipe

Here's one of many Lebkuchen recipies to try.

3/4 c honey
1/4 c molasses
3/4 c packed brown sugar
1 egg
1 T lemon juice
1 T freshly grated lemon peel
3 c flour
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp allspice
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp cloves
1/4 tsp crushed anis seed
1/2 c finely chopped walnuts or pecans
1/4 c finely chopped citron

Heat honey and molasses to boiling in saucepan. Cool. Add brown sugar, egg, lemon juice and peel. Combind dry ingredients with nuts and citron. Pour honey mixture over and stir until well combined. Wrap in plastic wrap and refridgerate for up to 72 hours.

Preheat oven. Grease 2 baking sheets. Divide dough into quarters and roll until 0.5 cm thick. Cut into rectangles or use cookie cutters. Bake 10-12 minutes.

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