Lebkuchen VI Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 3)
Reviewed: Dec. 7, 2006
These are better than what my mother use to make. And, they are LESS sticky. You just have to make sure you use a lot of flour when rolling them out. I used a round cookie cutter to cut them out .
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Reviewed: Sep. 23, 2005
Lots of German cookie recipes can be a pain because they're so sticky. Spreading the dough in a pan like for brownies gets rid of the problem - or you can drop it off in spoonfuls and flatten the drops, although this isn't as pretty.
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Reviewed: Dec. 24, 2004
I have been searching for this recipe a long time. It is the closest if not the one!!!
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Reviewed: Dec. 20, 2004
I made these cookies on the request of my husband who is a German national living in the US since 1996. He told me they taste exactly like he remembers his mothers' cookies. The dough was not sticky at all, but as the previous reviewers complained about the stickiness, I did add about 1/4-1/2 more flour and used plenty when rolling them out. I think the key was making sure they stayed in the fridge overnight.
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Reviewed: Dec. 26, 2002
You need to use a lot of flour when rolling them out. Don't work the flour into the dough, just coat the outside of the dough & rolling pin with flour. And work with small amounts at a time. They are worth the extra trouble. Make sure they are rolled out to 1/4 inch, any less and they will be too crisp.
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Reviewed: Nov. 17, 2002
This recipe didn't work for me at all!!! After taking the dough out of the fridge to roll it out, I realized it needed much more flour than the recipe called for. It was super sticky, I added about another cup and a half of flour, but it was still hard to work with. Finally I got so frustrated that I just threw it all away! Don't understand why it was so sticky. Even tried rolling it out between floured waxed paper.
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