Nov 252015
Florentine Cookies

Florentine Cookies or “Florentiner” in German is a classic German cookie which has its origin probably in France from the 17th century. But it is said that it was brought to France by Katharina di Medici who was from the Tuscany of Italy. The classic cookie recipe is not using flour or eggs but almond … read more …

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Nov 252015
German Egg Liqueur

  German Egg liqueur or “Eierlikoer” in German is a traditional German liqueur and you can buy it from Verpoorten, the most popular Dutch brand for egg liqueur. In the former DDR (East-German Republic) it was a popular drink; I found a recipe from that region. You can enjoy it pure in small liqueur glasses … read more …

Nov 242015
Orange Liqueur Cookies

Orange Liqueur cookies for Christmas or any other occasion – a German cookie specialty as you can find only in Germany. With this German recipe you can make them wherever you are in your kitchen. Happy Baking! Ingredients (makes 40 cookies) Orange Liqueur Cookies 150 g sugar 1 pack. vanilla sugar 1 pinch salt 200 … read more …

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Nov 232015
Filled Butter Cookies

The 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 most recipes of this world. Happy Baking! Ingredients (makes 15 cookies) 130 … read more …

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Nov 232015
Filled Honey Ring Cookies

The filled honey ring cookies are a wonderful addition for the Christmas cookie platter. This is an original German recipe. You can find all ingredients in US super markets and the vanilla sugar is easy to make at home – Go to the recipe How to make Vanilla Sugar – Happy Baking! Ingredients (makes 50-60 … read more …

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Nov 232015
Schaeufele - Southern Meat Specialty

Schäufele – Southern Meat Specialty – In Germany the evening of Dec 24 is the special day when gifts are exchanged and it is also the evening for special food specialties depending on the German region. In the South near the Black Forest and between Lake Constance and Stuttgart the dinner on the 24th can … read more …

Nov 192015
Walnut Rings Christmas Cookies

Walnut rings Christmas cookies are easy to make and as you can see on the photo they are combined with another German Christmas cookie: Filled Honey Ring Cookies – Find the recipe for the Filled Honey Ring Cookies here – They are a nice addition for your Christmas Cookie Platter. Do you know that you … read more …

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