German Christmas Cookies: Walnut Cookies

In Germany we use walnuts for many baking recipes. The German Christmas Cookies Walnut Cookies are easy to make. This is the season for walnuts now and you can get them in almost every super market. Tip: If you cannot get ground walnuts use…

Bethmaennchen – Christmas Cookies from Frankfurt

Bethmaennchen are German 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. A legend says that the famous Parisian pastry chef Jean Jacques Gautenier developed the recipe at the…

German Orange-Poppy Christmas Cookies

Ingredients German Orange-Poppy Christmas Cookies (makes 50 pieces) 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)…

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…

German Mocha Christmas Cookies

These German Mocha Christmas Cookies are just irresistible. These cookies are a combination of chocolate, coffee and a hint of mocha liqueur – so delicious. Surprise your family and friends with these exclusive German Mocha cookies for the holidays. Happy Baking! Ingredients German Mocha…

German Filled Almond Star Cookies

These German Filled Almond Star Cookies will become your favorite Christmas cookie! They are filled with a wonderful marzipan-almond filling. Try them out and decide for yourselves. Happy Baking! Ingredients German Filled Almond Star Cookies (makes 120 pieces) Dough 220 flour 100g powdered sugar 30…

German Anise Cookies for the Holidays

The German Anise Cookies are for the holidays or, especially in Germany, for Christmas only. These German Christmas cookies are very easy to make and you do not need any special ingredients like for many other German cookies. Happy Baking! Ingredients German Anise Cookies…

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…