Aug 062018
 
German Filled Plum Cookies for the Holidays

German Filled Plum Cookies Plum are wonderful for the holidays! They are rectangle shaped German Christmas cookies that iare filled with plum jam or as we call it in German “Plaumenmus”. The German plum jam is thicker and richer than the usual jam and of a darker color but it tastes incredibly good. For this … read more …

Mar 282018
 
Butter Cookies from Scratch

Butter cookies from scratch are not only great for Christmas! You can enjoy them at any time of the year. For Valentines Day use heart shaped cookie cutters and sprinkle the top with red cookie decorations. What to do with the egg yolks when baking Christmas cookies? If you make the German hazelnut or coconut … read more …

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Dec 152017
 
German Chocolate Cornflakes Cookies

What are German Chocolate Cornflakes Cookies? It is a combination of chocolate and cornflakes – just irresistible. Important is to use unsweetened cornflakes and good quality chocolate for example from Lindt. These are no bake cookies! Let them dry for some hours and they will be done. Make great cookies within minutes! This is an … read more …

Dec 202016
 
Cinnamon Rings - Austrian German Christmas Cookies

Ingredients Cinnamon Rings 150 g flour, sieved 150 g butter 1 egg yolk 70 g sugar 70 g ground almonds 1 tsp cinnamon or more zest of 1/2 lemon, organic 200 g sugar 4 tsp cinnamon Baking Instructions Cinnamon Rings – Sieve flour on a baking board. – Cut butter in small cubes. Place on … 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 …