German Holiday Butter Cookies – Easy Recipe

If you are looking for a fast and easy German cookie recipe here is one: The German Holiday Butter Cookies. They are also called “Butterbatzen”. Use the best butter you can get for making these cookies. It’s a traditional and classic Christmas cookie recipe….

Authentic Nuremberg Elisen Gingerbread

This is a authentic Nuremberg Elisen Gingerbread Lebkuchen recipe from Germany that needs some specific ingredients but you can get them all in the USA. These Lebkuchen are supposedly the best ones. Of course you can buy them also ready made in the USA,…

German Marzipan Cookies – Spritz Cookies

These German Marzipan cookies are excellent Christmas cookies for marzipan lovers. Marzipan is a baking ingredient and it is made out of almond paste. For these cookies we recommend to get, if possible, the German marzipan or some high quality marzipan without coloring or…

German Linzer Cookies for Christmas & Holidays

The German Linzer Cookies are classic German Christmas cookies and they are very popular cookies in Germany. The cookie consists of two layers and has jam in the middle. It a bit of work but you will be deserved by the delicious taste. Happy…

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…

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…

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…

Spitzbuben Cookies – German Christmas Tradition

Spitzbuben cookies are a traditional German Christmas cookie and some call them “Johannes Taler” or “Hildabrötle” or “Linzer Augen”. The name might come from the war that lasted 30 years, from 1618-1648, when food was rare and people did not have much to eat….