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German Honey Bars Lebkuchen

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German Honey Bars Lebkuchen has a lovely taste. German Honey Bars Lebkuchen gets its taste from flour mixed with butter and flavored with cinnamon. If you are a honey lover then try out this German Honey Bars Lebkuchen recipe.
Ingredients
  All purpose flour 2 3⁄4 Cup (44 tbs)
  Ground cinnamon 2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cardamom 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Honey 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dark molasses 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Packed brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Butter 3 Tablespoon, melted
  Egg 1 Large
  Chopped toasted almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Glaze 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Preheat oven to 350°F.
Grease 15x10-inch jelly-roll pan; set aside.
Place flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cardamom and ginger in medium bowl; stir to combine.
Combine honey and molasses in medium saucepan; bring to a boil over medium heat.
Remove from heat; cool 10 minutes.
Stir in brown sugar, butter and egg.
Place brown sugar mixture in large bowl.
Gradually add flour mixture.
Beat at low speed until dough forms.
Stir in almonds with spoon.
(Dough will be slightly sticky.) Spread evenly into prepared pan.
Bake 20 to 22 minutes or until golden brown and set.
Remove pan to wire rack; cool completely.
Prepare Glaze.
Spread over cooled bar cookies.
Let stand until set, about 30 minutes.
Cut into 2x 1-inch bars.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
German
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Christmas

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