Dec 082019
 
Austrian Rum Balls Rumkugeln in German

These Austrian Rumballs, or in German, “Rumkugeln” are almost mandatory for Christmas but, in our opinion, they taste awesome throughout the year. The rum balls are made after a traditional Austrian recipe from the ancient times, when Franz Josef I. used to be the Emperor of Austria, King of Hungary, King of Bohemia, and monarch … read more …

 December 8, 2019  Posted by at 8:09 am Rum Balls, Rum Balls, Rum Balls Tagged with: , , , , ,  No Responses »
Dec 052019
 
Springerle - German Classic Anise Christmas Cookie

Springerle are classic German Christmas cookies with anise. Springerle are coming from the South of Germany, from Swabia, and they are not round, they are always having a rectangle shape. You need special forms or molds to make them but they can be purchased online. See the link at the bottom of this page. If … read more …

 December 5, 2019  Posted by at 11:20 am Springerle Tagged with: , , ,  1 Response »
Dec 032019
 
German Christmas Cookies Adventsschnitten

The season for German Christmas Cookies starts in the “Adventszeit”, the 4 weeks before Christmas. The recipe “Adventsschnitten” or advent cookies is a delicious recipe for this time of the year. The cookies are spiced with cinnamon and cloves, and they pair nicely with a cup of Glühwein (mulled wine) or spiced apple cider. Happy … read more …

Dec 032019
 
German Hazelnut Macaroons - Christmas Cookies

The German Hazelnut Macaroons (in German “Haselnussmakronen”) are traditional and classic German cookies for the Holiday season and Christmas. Germany is known for its unique and delicious Christmas Bakery. If you have not made any German Christmas cookies before, then this recipe is very good to begin with. In Germany very thin wafers for these … read more …

Nov 302019
 
German Filled Butter Cookies

The German filled butter cookies are very easy to make and this is a great recipe for baking beginners. It is an original German recipe, just in time for Christmas. Germany has mastered the Christmas cookie baking since hundreds of years and has the most Christmas cookie recipes of this world. Happy Baking! Ingredients Filled … read more …

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Nov 292019
 
German Dominosteine or Domino Cubes

Dominosteine or Domino Cubes are traditional German Christmas cookies and are not the easiest cookies to make. You need to have baking experience for this recipe. They consist of a Lebkuchen dough and have layers of marzipan and jam in between. At the end of the recipe you will find a link to a German … read more …

 November 29, 2019  Posted by at 10:48 am Domino Cubes Tagged with: , , , ,  No Responses »
Nov 292019
 
Almond Cookies - A German Christmas Tradition

These Almond Cookies are easy to make, and are very popular German cookies for Christmas and the holidays. In Germany we have a very strong Christmas baking tradition. Surprise your friends and family with this German Christmas cookie. Happy Baking! Ingredients Almond Cookies (makes 50-60 cookies) zest of 1 organic lemon 200 g butter 100 … read more …

 November 29, 2019  Posted by at 9:26 am Almond Cookies Tagged with: , , , ,  No Responses »
Nov 252019
 
Authentic German Pfeffernusse Recipe for the Holidays

This is an authentic German Pfeffernusse recipe as you would find in Germany. German Pfeffernusse are traditional Christmas cookies and very popular. You can find them in any bakery or supermarket in Germany. Get some German tradition into your home with this recipe. The ingredient Hirschhornsalz, in English Hartshorn or Ammonium Carbonate, is a traditional … read more …