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Holiday Lebkuchen Cookies

Invented by Franconian monks in the Middle Ages, lebkuchen is a centuries-old specialty of the Bavarian town of Nuremberg-a former crossroads for historic trading and spice routes. Today, American artisans carry on the tradition, handcrafting the rich, spicy gingerbread according to a classic German recipe. Enriched with honey, marzipan, candied citron, orange peel and nine sweet spices, the dough is molded onto oblaten wafers, then hand-decorated with almonds. After baking, the lebkuchen are topped with a sweet glaze or enrobed in premium dark chocolate. A moist, chewy treat that tastes like a cross between a cake and a cookie, lebkuchen is a perfect partner for coffee, tea or a cold glass of milk. Net weight 16 oz; 5 cookies (3 plain; 2 chocolate). Made in USA. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive.
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Review 1 for Holiday Lebkuchen Cookies
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ihaberm
,Danville
,CA
December 27, 2013
Ability level:Intermediate
Purchased:Once
Would You Recommend? Yes
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Authentic as it Gets!
December 27, 2013
I purchased these cookies for my husband, who grew up in Switzerland. His mother used to bake all sorts of German-tradition desserts when he was young. When he tried the Lebkuchen he was extremely impressed on not only how delicious they were, but how authentic they tasted to what you would find in Europe. I will certainly buy these again!
Pros: Authentic, Flavor
Review 2 for Holiday Lebkuchen Cookies
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bena
,Jacksonville
,NC
Jacksonville NC
December 14, 2013
Ability level:Intermediate
Purchased:Once
Would You Recommend? Yes
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Is it a cake or cookie?
December 14, 2013
I had never had these before but took a chance and bought them. They are so delicate. These state a cookie but have the texture of a cake also. Not overly sweet the one with chocolate is very good. Nice hint of candied ginger. Will buy again. And now that they are sale will buy again for sure.
Pros: Texture, Quality, Decadent, Flavor