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Type Fritter, street food
Place of origin Germany
Region or state Rheinland
Main ingredients Potatoes
Cookbook: Reibekuchen  Media: Reibekuchen

Reibekuchen are German potato fritters, also known as Kartoffelpuffer.[1] They are common in many areas of Germany, the name "Reibekuchen" being characteristic to the Rheinland area. Reibekuchen may be served with apple sauce, pumpernickel bread, treacle, or with Maggi-brand seasoning sauce. They are often sold at street fairs and markets, such as Christmas markets in Germany.

As Riefkuukskes they are also considered to be a local dish in neighboring Gelderland, Netherlands.[2][3][4][5]

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  2. ^ "Riefkuukskes". Smulweb (in Dutch). 1 February 2001. Retrieved 30 September 2013. 
  3. ^ "Riefkuukskes van mijn Achterhoekse oma" (in Dutch). Albert Heijn. Retrieved 30 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "De Biezen". Nijmegen City (in Dutch). Retrieved 30 September 2013. 
  5. ^ Donders, Mike. "Het buurtgevoel van Jan Linders". De Nijmeegse Stadskrant (in Dutch). Retrieved 30 September 2013.