Dec 142012
 
Bethmaennchen

Bethmaennchen are 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. Legend says that the famous Parisian pastry chef Jean Jacques Gautenier developed the recipe at the Moritz von Bethmann’s home in 1838. Originally the Cookies were decorated with 4 … read more …

Dec 112012
 
German Spritzgebaeck Cookies

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 (about 65 pieces) German Spritzgebaeck Cookies 200 g powdered sugar 400 g soft butter 4 tbsp milk 2 eggs medium size 2 packages vanilla sugar 1 … read more …

Nov 132012
 
German Christmas Cookies: Plum Diamonds

German Christmas Cookies Plum Diamonds, rectangle shaped German Christmas cookie that is filled with plum jam or in German “Plaumenmus”. The German plum jam is thicker than the usual jam and of a darker color but it tastes incredibly good. For this German recipe you should get the German Pflaumenmus otherwise the cookies won’t taste … read more …

Nov 122012
 
German Christmas Cookies: Cranberry Cookies

Delicious German Christmas cookies with cranberries for the holidays and special occasions. Ingredients German Christmas Cookies 1 tbsp cocoa 25 g dried cranberries 1 egg white salt, 2 tbsp sugar 25 g ground almonds 1 tbsp starch 85 g powdered sugar Dough 150 g cold butter 75 g powdered sugar 225 g flour 1 egg … read more …

Nov 112012
 
German Christmas Cookies Lebkuchen Brownies

Ingredients (45 pieces)
 German Christmas Cookies 70 g dark chocolate 200 g soft butter 200 g powdered sugar 2 eggs 70 g ground hazelnuts 1 tbsp baking powder, salt 2 tbsp brown rum 2 tbsp lebkuchen spice or all spice  – Edora Lebkuchen Gewurz (Gingerbread Spices) 1 – .05oz Package 250 g flour 2 packages … read more …

Nov 102012
 
Filled Coconut Macaroons

Filled coconut macaroons is a German christmas cookie that will beat the regular coconut macaroons. The recipe is using candied lemon peel which is very common baking ingredient in Germany during the holidays. It is available in the USA but the ones I found contain preservatives. There is a way to make it at home … read more …

Nov 092012
 
German Christmas Cookies: Orange-Poppy Cookies

Ingredients (50 pieces) German Christmas Cookies 125 g soft butter 75 g powdered sugar 2 vanilla beans 5 egg yolks 1 tbsp grated orange peel (organic) 275 g flour 1 point of a knife baking powder 100 g poppy seed filling (Mohnback) – find here German poppy seed filling 45 apricot jam 1 tbsp cinnamon … read more …

Nov 062012
 
German Christmas Cookies: Mocha Sticks

These German Christmas Cookies are irresistible. The combination of chocolate, coffee and a hint of mocha liqueur is just too good. Surprise your family and friends with the Mocha Sticks. Happy Baking! Ingredients (75 pieces) German Christmas Cookies 4 egg white, 200 g sugar 1 1/2 tbsp instant espresso 100 g dark semi-sweet baking chocolate … read more …