Nov 212020
 
German Simple Lebkuchen Gingerbread Recipe

Do you love Lebkuchen and are looking for a German Simple Lebkuchen recipe? You found one. This lebkuchen recipe is traditional and classic. Lebkuchen are a symbol of Christmas as it is the only time where they are made. The German simple Lebkuchen recipe is from an old German cooking book, and we found it … read more …

Nov 072020
 
Aachener Printen - German Christmas Cookie

The Aachener Printen Christmas cookie is a special type of gingerbread that was created 1820 in the city of Aachen. So what is a “Printe”? It comes from english “print” and dutch “prent”. Back then they used a special carved wooden model that what used to print the cookies (see picture of the form). Original … read more …

Dec 112019
 
German Spritzgebaeck Cookies  for Christmas & Holidays

The German Spritzgebaeck cookies are traditional Christmas cookies in Germany. You don’t need special ingredients so  this recipe is ideal for the last minute Christmas baking. Happy Baking! Ingredients German Spritzgebaeck Cookies (about 65 pieces) 200 g powdered sugar 400 g soft butter 4 tbsp milk 2 eggs, medium size 2 packages vanilla sugar 0.6 … 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 …

Dec 072018
 
Old Fashioned Filled Almond Christmas Cookies

You have found a traditional Austrian recipe for today’s Old Fashioned Filled Almond Christmas Cookies. This recipe is more than 100 years old. The cookies are little pockets filled with a  delicious almond filling. They are also called  almond pockets. Even it is an ancient recipe it fits perfectly into modern times – it’s very easy … read more …

Dec 072018
 
German Christmas Cookies: Walnut Cookies

In Germany we use walnuts for many baking recipes. The German Christmas Cookies Walnut Cookies are easy to make. This is the season for walnuts now and you can get them in almost every super market. Tip: If you cannot get ground walnuts use a coffee grinder to grind them. Happy Baking! Ingredients German Christmas … read more …

Dec 042018
 
Bethmaennchen - Christmas Cookies from Frankfurt

Bethmaennchen are German cookies made from Marzipan, almond flour, powdered sugar and rosewater. The name comes from the family Simon Moritz von Bethmann in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. A legend says that the famous Parisian pastry chef Jean Jacques Gautenier developed the recipe at the Moritz von Bethmann’s home in 1838. Whoever originated this recipe, the … read more …

Dec 032018
 
German Vanilla Crescents - Classic Christmas Cookie

German Vanilla Crescents are classic and traditional Christmas cookies. They are very easy to make and you don’t need special ingredients, just Vanilla Sugar. This is my favorite of all German Christmas cookies, and the best were from my aunt. They were soft and sweet; the smell of vanilla was in the air… Making them … read more …