Dec 022017
 
German Nikolaus Pocket Cookies

  This is a German Christmas Cookies recipe for December 6th, a traditional Germany celebration and is called “Nikolaus Day”. Back in my childhood Saint Nikolaus would visit every home in our community to see if the children had been nice kids during the whole year. Sometimes he would  come with his companion, the “Knecht … read more …

Nov 252017
 
German Cranberry Cookies for Christmas and Holidays

  Delicious German Cranberry cookies for Christmas, the holidays and special occasions. The cookies contain cranberries! How delicious! These German Christmas cookies are easy to make. Happy Baking! Ingredients German Cranberry Cookies 1 tbsp cocoa 25 g dried cranberries 1 egg white 1 dash salt, 2 tbsp sugar 25 g ground almonds 1 tbsp starch … read more …

Nov 252017
 
German Christmas Cookies Coconut Rolls

Ingredients
 German Christmas Cookies Coconut Rolls 50 g dried papaya and 50 g dried mango 1 egg white 100 g grated coconut unsweetened – Bob’s Red Mill Unsweetened Shredded Coconut — 24 oz Dough
 150 g cold butter 75 g powdered sugar 225 g flour 1 egg yolk 1 dash salt Baking Instructions German Christmas … read more …

Nov 102017
 
Hazelnut Christmas Cookies from Trier

Hazelnut Christmas Cookies from Trier – traditional and famous recipe for hazelnut cookies as they make them in the German city Trier. They sell them every year at the Christmas market. Here is the recipe so you can get a piece of the “German Heimat” to your American home. Happy Baking!   Ingredients Hazelnut Christmas … read more …

Dec 152016
 
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 132016
 
German Christmas Cookies: Linzer Hearts

German Christmas Cookies Linzer Hearts (or Linzer Herzen in German) are the cookie variation from the Linzer Cake. This German Christmas cookie recipe is similar to the cake as raspberry jam is used for the filling. They are very easy to make and colorful. Happy Baking! Ingredients German Christmas Cookies Linzer Hearts (for about 40 … read more …

Nov 212016
 
German Christmas Chocolate Cubes

Ingredients German Christmas Chocolate Cubes 250 g soft butter 3 eggs 250 g powdered sugar 125 g almonds ground 1 tbsp of each: cardamom, Piment (Allspice), ground ginger 50 Cocoa powder 50 g flour 3 packages dark cake frosting (each 100g) 220 semi sweet baking chocolate (eg Ghiradelli) 50 g white baking chocolate Baking Instructions … read more …

Nov 182016
 
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 …